Methane is a potent greenhouse gas with a global warming potential more than 25 times that of carbon dioxide. Climate change threatens the health and welfare of current and future generations. 361 more words
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will propose regulations on Tuesday aimed at cutting methane emissions from the oil and gas sector by 40 to 45 percent over the next decade…
On August 3rd, 2015, President Obama unveiled American biggest step ever in climate fight – the Clean Power Plan. This “realistic, achievable but ambitious” plan is not only a milestone of Obama’s presidency, but more importantly, a clear claim of American leadership in combating climate change. 509 more words
Organic food is booming right now, as more and more people choose what they perceive to be healthier, more environmentally friendly food.
But a new study published in the June issue of Agriculture and Human Values suggests that organic farming, as it currently stands, is not as sustainable as it could be, and when done on a large scale, even produces more greenhouse gases (“GHGs” are heat-trapping compounds that contribute to climate change) than its conventional counterpart. 259 more words