Methane plumes detected near Energy Transfer's natural gas pipeline

Methane plumes detected near Energy Transfer's natural gas pipeline

The super-warming greenhouse gas came from a natural-gas pipeline operated by Energy Transfer.

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Climate data on top of the world: Wyoming students trek to Everest

Five Fremont County college students traveled to world’s highest peak to test climate sensors in partnership with historic all-Black expedition.

World Bank approves $200 million IFC loan for industrial agriculture in Brazil’s Cerrado

Corn, soy and cattle ranching have been connected to a long list of human rights violations, as well as the acceleration of deforestation and greenhouse gas emissions.

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The race to build wind farms that float on the open sea

There’s huge potential to generate renewable energy far out in the ocean. But designing turbines that can survive rough waters isn’t exactly a breeze.

Permit denied: New York says Bitcoin mining operation in Finger Lakes violates climate law

Greenidge Generation, the natural gas-fueled facility, is supposed to close under the decision. But its owners plan to keep operating, as they fight for an appeal.

Study: Drilling waste on Pennsylvania roads bad for health, land

A long-anticipated health study commissioned by Pennsylvania environmental officials examined the practice of spreading wastewater from conventional gas– and oil-drilling on thousands of miles of rural dirt roads in the state.

Oregon residents depend on a state program that trucks in water
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As wells run dry, Oregon residents depend on a state program that trucks in water

The Department of Human Services said 200 residential wells in southern Oregon have run dry and the number could double within the year
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