Tagged Global Warming

Visualizing US Oil & Gas Production (Through January 2021)

By Enno Peters This article contains still images from the interactive dashboards available in the original blog post. To follow the instructions in this article, please use the interactive dashboards. Furthermore, they allow you to uncover other insights as well. Visit ShaleProfile blog to explore the full interactive dashboardThese interactive presentations contain the latest oil…

New tool empowers utilities to reduce emissions in investment planning

By Renewable Energy World By Erin Murphy and Christie Hicks, EDF As the United States moves toward decarbonization, cities and states must use all means available to reduce climate pollution, and natural gas utilities should be at the forefront of this rapid energy transition. Gas utilities are the subject of increasing scrutiny because plans to…

A Very Uncivil Notion: Climate Activism and the Party of Trump

By Joel Stronberg It may sound strange to suggest the fate of President Biden’s climate agenda will parallel that of Liz Cheney, Wyoming’s at-large Republican congressional representative, but hear me out. Cheney was first elected in 2017 and is currently the House Republican Conference Chair. The Chair is considered the Number 3 position in the…

E.P.A. to Sharply Limit Powerful Greenhouse Gases: Hydrofluorocarbons, the Earth-warming chemicals used in air-conditioning and refrigeration.

By Mark Silverstone This is long overdue, but more significant than I would have thought:”The regulation would begin to take effect in 2022 and would gradually reduce the production and importation of hydrofluorocarbons in the United States by 85 percent over the following 15 years. About 15 percent of HFCs would still be permitted because…

Brazilian industry: tipping point

By Rafael Herzberg Brazilian industry: tipping pointIf the country wants to have a development lever in the industrial sector, it will have to review its strategy.Labor, raw material, taxes and energy make up the bulk of its costs, since it is a sector, which is in Brazil, of low added value.Labor: the cost for an…

Clean energy megaprojects, including in Maine, divide environmentalists #ME #USA

By National Wind Watch Sprawling wind farms located off the coast. Hydropower transmission lines that cut through some of America’s most beloved forests and rivers. Solar megaprojects of unprecedented size. As President Biden’s administration plans to fight climate change by weaning the nation off fossil fuels, these large-scale renewable energy projects are the source of…

Halting the Vast Release of Methane Is Critical for Climate, U.N. Says; Senate Reinstates Obama-Era Controls on Climate-Warming Methane

By Mark Silverstone An upcoming UN report will finally declare the urgent need to reduce methane emissions. It “…is expected to be published next month by the Climate and Clean Air Coalition and the United Nations Environment Programme.” “It follows new data that showed that both carbon dioxide and methane levels in the atmosphere reached…

SPE Russian Petroleum Technology Conference

By Richard Green 2020 has become a real test for people around the world, affecting all areas of life and work. The coronavirus pandemic has opened the eyes to the harsh truth for many oil and gas companies in the world, exposed the financial fragility of the industry, but also fostered further development and the…

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