Methane Emissions Under-Reported, Study Claims

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Methane is a potent greenhouse gas. Climate Change Fossil Fuels Natural Gas Methane methane emissions University of RochesterLimiting how much escapes into the atmosphere could slow the pace of global heating.

New Way To See How Much Methane Is Being Released From Arctic Lakes

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There's a new way to see how much methane is being released from Arctic lakes. Climate Change Research Science alaska Antarctica Arctic lakes methane bubbles methane emissions permafrost synthetic aperture radar thermokarst University of Alaska Fairbanks

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Methane, manure and a net-zero pledge

GreenBiz

Methane Renewable EnergyBy addressing a gas that can super-charge warming, Dominion Energy is breaking new ground. And its plans hinge on an unusual source of power.

Oil Majors Dump Millions Of Cubic Feet Of Methane Directly Into The Atmosphere

CleanTechnica

Fossil Fuels Natural Gas Oil BP ExxonMobil flaring Greenpeace methane emissions UnearthedWhile the major oil companies are saying pretty words about reducing emissions that promote a warming climate, in practice they are actually adding more pollution to the atmosphere than ever.

Affordable methane detection

Envirotec Magazine

The GF77 from FLIR Systems is said to be an affordable, handheld methane detection camera allowing inspection professionals to actually see invisible methane leaks and other industrial gases at natural gas power plants, renewable energy production facilities, and other locations.

BMW Partners With Straus Organic Dairy Farm To Reduce Methane Emissions

CleanTechnica

Strauss has partnered with BMW to reduce methane emissions from cow manure using biodigester technology. Straus Family Creamery, based in Marshall, CA, is an organic creamery that makes products like butter, cream, milk, ice cream, and yogurt.

Can a new wave of laser and aerial imagery technologies slash methane emissions?

GreenBiz

Along Colorado’s Front Range, researchers are working to develop new ways of detecting methane leaks, using everything from lasers to light aircraft to drones.

Four ways EPA methane rollbacks threaten American natural gas

EDF + Business

By Ben Ratner At the behest of the American Petroleum Institute, the Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to eliminate nationwide limits on methane pollution, sending America’s natural gas industry backwards to the days of uncontrolled emissions.

Energy Watch Group Says Natural Gas Is A Death Sentence For The Earth

CleanTechnica

Germany's Energy Watch Group says the methane emissions from natural gas are worse for the environment than carbon emissions from burning coal or oil. Coal Fossil Fuels Natural Gas coal Energy Watch Group Leave it in the ground methane emissions Natural gas

New Satellite Data Reveals Dangerous Methane Emissions in Permian Region

DeSmogBlog

Read time: 6 mins New research based on satellite data confirms that the oil and gas industry in the Permian region of Texas and New Mexico is leaking record amounts of methane. percent of the total methane produced by the oil and gas industry there.

The New Era of Data Driven Methane Management: Q&A with BPX Chief Innovation Officer

EDF + Business

Virtually eliminating methane emissions is a critical complement to CO2 reductions and essential to bending the curve of greenhouse gas emissions from the oil and gas sector by 2030. Q: Why is reaching near zero methane emissions an important issue for BP and its U.S. By Isabel Mogstad.

Digital innovation: how National Oil Companies can meet the methane challenge

EDF + Business

Owned and overseen by national governments, As such, it is in both their commercial and national interest to minimize waste – particularly of methane, a potent greenhouse gas that is responsible for a quarter of the climate warming we’re experiencing today. By Isabel Mogstad.

Digital methane management: an industry perspective

EDF + Business

US $30 billion worth of methane released into the atmosphere each year. This survey aims to identify the role digital technologies can play in managing methane emissions. What are the top drivers for methane management for your organization? %

Donnie Dim Bulb Channels David Koch To Save The Incandescent Light Bulb

CleanTechnica

Just for fun, the EPA also wants to roll back methane capture regulations even though energy companies oppose the move. Energy Efficiency Fossil Fuels Policy & Politics EPA Incandescent light bulb methane regulations NRDC

Turning Landfill Gas Into Renewable Natural Gas

CleanTechnica

Landfill gas is created by landfills, which account for 16% of the human-caused (anthropogenic) methane emissions in America. Biofuels Natural Gas Water landfill gas Methane renewable natural gas wastewater treatment plants

Hitting the mark: improving the credibility of industry methane data

EDF + Business

Methane emissions challenge the global oil and gas industry and the role and reputation of natural gas in a decarbonizing world. Credibly demonstrating near zero methane emissions is both an imperative and a competitive differentiator for companies in the early phases of the energy transition.

The Fracking Industry's Methane Problem Is a Climate Problem

DeSmogBlog

Read time: 9 mins While carbon dioxide — deservedly — gets a bad rap when it comes to climate change, about 40 percent of global warming actually can be attributed to the powerful greenhouse gas methane, according to the 2013 IPCC report.

Recent Deals – 29 April: Food Ordering, Methane Monitoring and Logistics

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Looking for investment insight? Here’s your overview of the latest cleantech deals from across the globe. Agriculture & Food Fast-growing provider of ordering. Agriculture & Food Energy & Power Materials & Chemicals Recent Deals Resources & Environment Transportation and Logistics #cleantech investment Cleantech deals

Sustainable Paper’s Best Kept Secret: Biogas

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Clean Power Fossil Fuels Natural Gas Biogas Gas landfill biogas landfill gas Methane Papermaking Rolland thermalHaving spent 17 years working at a paper plant in a wide variety of roles, I am passionate about finding and sharing solutions for industries built around fossil fuels.

Can drones and camera technology help plug BP's methane leaks?

Business Green

Oil giant is introducing round-the-clock monitoring of methane leaks at its new oil and gas projects using a raft of cutting-edge technologies in what it claims is an industry first

Fracking and Shale Drilling Caused Spike in Climate-Warming Methane Pollution, Says New Study

DeSmogBlog

Pollution of the powerful but short-lived greenhouse gas methane also climbed in 2018, showing an increase “higher than the average growth rate over the past decade,” the report adds. Tags: Robert Howarth methane fracking venting flaring Permian Basin Bakken Shale

BP and Environmental Defense Fund Collaborate to Reduce Methane Emissions

CleanTX

Joint effort focuses on developing technologies and management practices to accelerate reductions of methane emissions across the global oil and gas industry. BP and Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) announced today a three-year strategic commitment to advance technologies and practices to reduce methane emissions from the global oil and gas supply chain. The scale of the methane challenge is enormous, but so is the opportunity. 3) Expanding Methane Management.

Oil, gas, emissions and data: a Q&A about innovation

EDF + Business

Virtually eliminating methane emissions is a critical complement to CO2 reductions and essential to bending the curve of greenhouse gas emissions from the oil and gas sector by 2030. Q: Why is reaching near zero methane emissions an important issue for BP and its U.S. By Isabel Mogstad.

Methane, manure and a net-zero pledge

AGreenLiving

Go here to read the rest: Methane, manure and a net-zero pledge. By addressing a gas that can super-charge warming, Dominion Energy is breaking new ground. And its plans hinge on an unusual source of power. Business Green breaking-new design-their dominion for-the its-plans- pvh renewable energy social responsibility supply-chain unusual-source

Beyond vegan burgers: next-generation protein could come from air, methane, volcanic springs

Eco-Business

Products in development combine cutting-edge technology and age-old fermentation processes with the aim of reducing agriculture's massive carbon footprint

Bristol's buses aims to beat emissions with new bio-methane filling station

Business Green

The new facility is the second bio-methane filling station to be opened by operator First West of England in the space of a year. Bio-methane powered buses cut greenhouse gases by more than 85 per cent, research shows.

Natural gas leaks are a much bigger problem than we thought

Grist

But before that happens, leaks from across the natural gas supply chain — from the drilling process to gas stoves — can unintentionally vent methane into the atmosphere. That’s especially bad news, since methane is roughly 25 times more potent a greenhouse gas than CO2.

Federal methane rollbacks spark new opposition from 12 major utilities

EDF + Business

Backlash continues to grow against the Trump administration’s efforts to deregulate methane emissions from the oil and gas industry. But for many utilities the risks posed by supply chain methane emissions continue to be significantly underestimated. By rvelleu.

How Bad Are Oil and Gas Methane Leaks?

GreenTechMedia

For the last decade, researchers have become increasingly alarmed about methane emissions from fracking operations. A recent Wall Street Journal analysis found yearly methane emissions are equivalent to putting 69 million cars on the road.

Buckle Up: Methane Monitoring is Going Mobile

EDF + Business

A “better, faster, cheaper” methane leak detection solution used to be an elusive unicorn of the oil and gas industry. Yet, since EDF commenced its methane innovation work in 2014, there has been a mass proliferation of innovative methane detection companies, big and small.

Governor Cuomo Rejects The Williams Pipeline — #CleanEnergyWillWin

CleanTechnica

Fossil Fuels Natural Gas Policy & Politics Andrew Cuomo Clean Water Act Donald Trump Fracking Methane New York NYC Williams PipelineThe Williams Pipeline was just rejected by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.

How Rolland Paper leverages biogas for a closed-loop future

GreenBiz

Sponsored: This National Energy Awareness Month, Rolland Paper highlights its use of landfill methane to power its mill. Alternative Energy Biofuels Renewable Energy Rolland Sponsored Waste Waste Management

Can a new wave of laser and aerial imagery technologies slash methane emissions?

AGreenLiving

Along Colorado’s Front Range, researchers are working to develop new ways of detecting methane leaks, using everything from lasers to light aircraft to drones. See more here: Can a new wave of laser and aerial imagery technologies slash methane emissions? Their technologies could curb a potent contributor to climate change, while saving industry billions of dollars in lost gas.

Fossil Fuel Drilling Is Making Texans Sick (Video)

CleanTechnica

In Texas, methane leaking from fracking sites is not only heating the planet. It’s also making people ill. Locals have reported headaches, nosebleeds, and respiratory problems, and they are calling on fossil fuel companies to clean up their act.

Exxon Now Wants to Write the Rules for Regulating Methane Emissions

DeSmogBlog

And while the oil giant has been responsible for massive methane releases, Exxon has now proposed a new regulatory framework for cutting emissions of this powerful greenhouse gas that it hopes regulators and industry will adopt.

The defining decade for oil and gas in the energy transition

EDF + Business

The first implementation task for oil and gas companies is delivering on promises to virtually eliminate methane emissions from their entire supply chain. BP methaneBusiness as usual for the oil and gas industry is over.

Biochar’s Role In Mitigating Climate Change

CleanTechnica

Carboculture turns methane-spewing biomass into high-carbon charcoal, thanks to a patented technology that transfers waste into charcoal in a carbon-neutral way, allowing a cleaner, more efficient way to make charcoal and charcoal products.

Chinese farmers have been capturing a potent greenhouse gas for decades

Eco-Business

Millions of farmers use anaerobic digesters to capture methane from manure, which has also improved indoor air by reducing wood burning

Top 10 transportation trends to watch for in 2020

GreenBiz

Methane biodigesters. City greenzones. Connected schoolbuses. There's a lot in store for the next year in mobility. Amazon Anheuser-Busch BMW Daimler DHL Dominion Energy electric bus electric trucks Electric Vehicles Etsy EVgo FedEx Ford IKEA Transportation & Mobility UPS Volvo

Not just CO2: How is China curbing other polluting greenhouse gases?

Eco-Business

Other gases like methane, nitrous oxide and hydrofluorocarbons also contribute to heating up our atmosphere. What is the China doing to limit its non-carbon dioxide pollutants