climate change

Climate Change Is Already Hurting Our National Parks
National parks are seeing faster rates of warming than the rest of the country, serving as a dire warning of climate change’s impacts.
It’s Been A Rough Summer For Environmental Regs, But Trump’s Biggest Cut Is Still To Come
Led by Andrew Wheeler, the EPA has been busy.
Red State Opposition To Climate Action May Not Remain Entrenched Forever
Data shows that many Red states will be hit the hardest economically by climate change, suggesting those regions could shift their attitude on climate action sooner than we think.
WILMINGTON, CA  MAY 24, 2007 -- General scene setter images of the Tesoro refinery taken in May 2007, when is was taken over from Shell Oil.  Views include crude oil storage tanks, piping, crude oil heaters that prepare the oil for refining.  (Don Bartletti / Los Angeles Times)
Fossil Fuel Companies Roll Out A New Era Of Spin
Climate Denialists Aren’t The Only Voice In The GOP — They’re Just The Loudest
Research shows that many Republican voters do support policies to curb climate change. Now we must convince GOP legislators to listen to those voices.
White Nationalists Latch On To Climate Change For Mass Migration Hysteria
Some on the far right are pointing to climate change, and the refugees it will create, to tout the idea of walling off America.
The World Should Ignore Trump On Climate. Will It?
President Trump's commitment to undoing Obama's climate legacy is making it harder for the rest of the world to take action.
Hurricanes Hit Just Before Election Season — Why Aren’t We More Prepared?
on November 1, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois.
Flames from a flaring pit near a well in the Bakken Oil Field. The primary component of natural gas is methane, which is odorless when it comes directly out of the gas well. In addition to methane, natural gas typically contains other hydrocarbons such as ethane, propane, butane, and pentanes. Raw natural gas may also contain water vapor, hydrogen sulfide (H2S), carbon dioxide, helium, nitrogen, and other compounds. (Source: www.earthworksaction.org). As of July 2014, roughly 30 percent of the one billion cubic feet per day of natural gas produced in North Dakota was being wasted in flares like this, according to the news site Breaking Energy. The reasons are low price on LNG (liquefied natural gas) , lax regulations and lack of infrastructure. In order to put an end to the flaring, North Dakota have adopted new regulations, and the goal is to capture 95 percent of the gas by 2020. On August 18th 2015, EPA announced that the oil and gas sector will have to cut their methane emissions by 40 to 45 percent within the next decade. Methane is a shortlived greenhouse gas compared to CO2, but is 72 times more damaging. That
on April 19, 2017 in Miami, Florida.
attends the celebration of Perfumania and Kim Kardashian’s appearance on NBC’s “The Apprentice” at the Provocateur at The Hotel Gansevoort on November 10, 2010 in New York, New York.
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