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Scientists urge California to boost target for cutting emissions

Published: 
Mon, 02/24/2014 - 10:20pm
Category: 
Energy

A group of California scientists Wednesday urged state lawmakers to adopt a steeper target for cutting greenhouse gas emissions after 2020.

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Study Finds Methane Leaks Negate Benefits of Natural Gas as a Fuel for Vehicles

Published: 
Tue, 02/18/2014 - 6:47am
Category: 
Energy

The sign is ubiquitous on city buses around the country: “This bus runs on clean burning natural gas.”

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E.P.A. Staff Struggling to Create Pollution Rule

Published: 
Tue, 02/04/2014 - 9:40pm
Category: 
Energy

In marathon meetings and tense all-day drafting sessions, dozens of lawyers, economists and engineers at the Environmental Protection Agency are struggling to create what is certain to be a divisive but potentially historic centerpiece of President Obama’s climate change legacy.

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Industry in North Dakota to Cut Flared Natural Gas

Published: 
Sat, 02/01/2014 - 4:22pm
Category: 
Energy

Faced with growing criticism and lawsuits, an oil industry task force representing hundreds of companies in North Dakota pledged on Wednesday to make an all-out effort to capture almost all the natural gas that is being flared in the Bakken shale oil field by the end of the decade.

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Keeling Curve Website Wants You To Know When CO2 Levels Hit 400 Parts Per Million

Published: 
Thu, 04/25/2013 - 11:07pm
Category: 
Energy

On Monday, Hawaii’s Mauna Loa Observatory measured CO2 levels in the air of 398.36 parts per million (ppm).