LNG - Fracking

19/04/18
Author: 
Sharon Kelly
April 11, 2018 

In 2011, a Cornell University research team first made the groundbreaking discovery that leaking methane from the shale gas fracking boom could make burning fracked gas worse for the climate than coal.

In a sobering lecture released this month, a member of that team, Dr. Anthony Ingraffea, Professor of Engineering Emeritus at Cornell University, outlined more precisely the role U.S. fracking is playing in changing the world's climate.

01/04/18
Author: 
Harry Weber
29 Mar 2018 

Kinder Morgan is being asked by shareholders to issue a report by the fall that sets targets for reducing methane emissions and details its plans to monitor operations for such releases.

30/03/18
Author: 
Emma Gilchrist
Illustration: Carol Linnitt with imagery from Richard Elzey via Flickr

[Editor: This is a great article! A must read.]

 

March 29, 2018
 
On a certain level, Vivian Krause and her cadre are right when they accuse Canadian non-profits of taking foreign money. American philanthropists do give money to Canadian non-profits.

There’s just one thing: it’s neither surprising nor clandestine.

29/03/18

Private banks around the world are back to funneling more money into the global fossil fuel sectors in 2017, according to a report released today by Rainforest Action Network

29/03/18
Author: 
PRIMARY AUTHOR MITCHELL BEER

The gap between Canada’s climate action plan and its 2030 commitments under the Paris agreement is actually 161 megatonnes—nearly three times more than the 66 Mt the Trudeau government 

29/03/18
Author: 
Andrea Germanos
Defendants and legal team pose for a photo after their March 27, 2018 trail on the steps of the West Roxbury, Mass. courthouse. (Photo: Peter Bowden/flickr/cc)
March 28, 2018

"We are part of the movement that's standing up and saying, 'We won't let this go by on our watch.'"

Climate activists are cheering after a district judge in Boston on Tuesday ruled that 13 fossil fuel pipeline protesters were not responsible for any infraction because of the necessity of their actions.

Bill McKibben, who was slated to be an expert witness in their case, tweeted a celebratory "Good golly!' in response to the ruling, adding, "This may be a first in America. "

26/03/18

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25/03/18
Author: 
Carol Linnitt
Caleb Behn

March 25, 2018

When the B.C. government announced its promised review of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, earlier this month, it came as a shock to many that it wouldn’t examine human health impacts.

23/03/18
Author: 
Shawn McCarthy

March 22, 2018 - Methane emissions from oil and gas operations around Red Deer, Alta., in November, 2016, were 15 times higher than the levels that they reported to the provincial government, says a study in the journal, Elementa, released Thursday.

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