Natural Gas Leaks Deadly For Trees (Video)

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Natural Gas Provided False Promise, Deception — Severe Health Problems From “Natural” Gas

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Pleasantly called natural gas and sold to many as a better solution, a good transition fuel, natural gas has been dominating new US electricity capacity alongside renewable energy. Yet, hydraulic fracking absolutely takes the "natural" out of it.

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Natural Gas As A Bridge Fuel To The Future? Not Anymore

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US utility companies are starting to transition directly from coal to renewables, eliminating the natural gas peaker plants that everyone thought would be part of the clean energy transition.

Natural Gas Is Not All It’s Fracked Up To Be

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Natural gas proponents call it a bridge fuel to the future. Climate Change Fossil Fuels Natural Gas Apollo 13 Australia economic recovery Fracking Gas Pipelines investment in clean energyBut in truth, that bridge leads to a dead end road to nowhere.

US Launches “Game Changer” Perovskite Solar Cells At Natural Gas

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NextEra Energy Sees Hydrogen As A Zero Emissions Alternative To Natural Gas

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NextEra Energy will investigate using green hydrogen to replace some of the natural gas it uses to generate electricity. Clean Power Fossil Fuels Natural Gas Florida Power & Light green hydrogen Hydrogen NextEra Energy

Natural Gas Fracking Boom Turns Bust For Big Fracker

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If the sage grouse goes down, it's taking the leading -- and bleeding -- natural gas fracking company Chesapeake Energy along for the ride. Fossil Fuels Natural Gas chesapeake energy Fracking hydrofracturing Natural gas wyoming

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

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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

Red Flags A-Plenty for Natural Gas In New Sustainable Energy Report

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Natural gas pushed out coal and upset the US energy apple cart between 2010 and 2019, but now the change-making shoe is on the clean tech foot.

$64 Million Makes It Official: Renewable Hydrogen In, Natural Gas Out (Eventually)

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New $64 million push for renweable hydrogen gives natural gas stakeholders yet another reason to reach for the Alka-Seltzer. Clean Power Fossil Fuels Natural Gas Solar Energy Wind Energy Electricity Energy Hydrogen renewable hydrogen

Coronavirus, cheap natural gas and building electrification

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Will the spectacular drop in natural gas prices throttle the movement to electrify buildings? What's driving the coming collision. Building Electrification COVID-19 Energy & Climate Power Points Renewable Energy

Hostage-Taking New Tactic In Offshore Natural Gas Pipeline Wars

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Hundreds of buildings are "pipeline pawns" in the war over a proposed offshore natural gas pipeline connecting New Jersey and New York City. Buildings Fossil Fuels Natural Gas Energy national grid Raritan Bay Transco Williams

Court Hands Natural Gas Power Plant Lump Of Coal For Xmas

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Ratepayers in Wisconsin are breathing a sigh of relief after a Minnesota court sends a proposed new natural gas power plant back for review -- wait, what.

New Perovskite Solar Cell Puts Another Nail In The Natural Gas Coffin

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A new efficient perovskite solar cell plus low cost, high volume manufacturing spells more bad news for the natural gas industry. Clean Power Solar Cells Solar Energy DOE Electricity Energy Jacobs School of Engineering Professor Sheng Xu Renewable Energy UC San Diego united states University of California Yusheng Lei

Methane: Lying Liars And The Lies They Tell Us

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The natural gas industry says publicly that methane emissions are minuscule and under control. Natural Gas Climate change global heating Independent Petroleum Association Methane Natural gas

Renewable Energy = 22.2% of US Electricity in 1st Half of 2020 (Charts)

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Following up on our report on US power capacity additions in the first half of 2020, this article covers electricity generation in the first half of 2020. It splits out electricity generation by source.

The Growing Danger From Gas Pipelines

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A decade ago, Congress set out to make pipelines safer, but today there are more accidents on pipelines that carry gas to homes. Air Quality Consumer Technology Fossil Fuels Grid Health Natural Gas Policy & Politics Policy Research Research Science Massachusetts.

Renewable Natural Gas: Today’s Carbon-Negative Fuel

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Renewable Natural Gas: Today’s Carbon-Negative Fuel. Renewable natural gas sits at the intersection of two critical challenges: addressing increased emissions from organic waste and laying the foundation for zero carbon transportation across all sectors.? By turning waste into fuel, renewable natural gas delivers negative-carbon fuel to fleets today with a production process where resources are continuously used and reused – fueling a sustainable, circular economy.

Energy Efficiency Is Cheaper Than Gas

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A new study shows that programs to increase the energy efficiency of our homes and businesses remain even cheaper than natural gas, demonstrating once again that this abundant energy “resource” is the most cost-effective path to a cleaner future.

In Midst Of Natural Gas Glut, Plastic Industry Bent, Not Broken (Yet)

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Plastic industry facing a petrochemical vs. circular economy smackdown as COVID-19 outbreak shrinks big plans for natural gas. Green Economy Appalachia ocean plastic petrochemicals plastic Royal Dutch Shell united states US

Coal Dropped from 26.9% of US Electricity to 17.7% in 3 Years

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Electricity from coal power plants has declined from 26.9% of US electricity generation in the first 7 months of 2018 to 17.7% of US electricity in the first 7 months of 2020. Furthermore, that's down from 33% in 2015, 39% in 2014, 45% in 2010, and 50% in.

Solar Power Costs Dropped Dramatically In 2018

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The risky economics of the new natural gas infrastructure in the United States

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Low natural gas prices have helped to shutter many coal plants. Watch a similar effect on natural gas generators as clean energy becomes more affordable. Natural Gas Renewable Energy

Look Out! Floating Offshore Wind Turbines Are Coming For Your Natural Gas

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Floating offshore wind turbines are something of a rarity these days, but a proposed new 11-turbine wind farm indicates they are poised to go mainstream. Clean Power Offshore Wind Farms Wind Energy Wind Turbines Electricity Energy Equinor France norway portugal Scotland

Where Does the Natural Gas ‘Bridge’ End?

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ABU DHABI — The role of natural gas is one of the stickier points of debate related to the global energy transition, and that debate was on full display here this month. Meg Gentle, president and CEO of Houston-based gas company Tellurian, argued that natural gas is a key driver of the energy transition and is already lowering emissions by replacing dirtier fuels like coal and oil. Liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports from the U.S.

Natural Gas And Renewables Will Rule America’s Electricity Future

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As much as wind and solar are increasing, natural gas is increasing more. And gas will continue to grow faster than all other sources in the United States for some time. By mid-century, gas should exceed 50% of our generation, with renewables in second at over 25

Net Zero Natural Gas Plant -- The Game Changer

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The Allam cycle involves burning gas with oxygen instead of air to generate electricity without emitting any CO2 or NOx. An actual game changing technology is being demonstrated as we speak by Net Power. It also produces pipeline-ready CO2 and even water. At a cost below any other energy source

Solar Will Kick Most Of Texas’s Remaining Coal Fleet Offline

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Warren Buffett & Pig Poop: Unpacking The Blockbuster Dominion Energy Pipeline Deal

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U.S. Natural Gas Goes Global

Jim Conca

As much as alternatives are increasing, gas is increasing more. And will grow faster than all other sources in the United States. But for the industry to really make a profit, we need to connect to the world market. This is opposite to oil which is harmed by being hooked up to the global market

The Stranded Asset Threat to Natural Gas

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There are $70 billion worth of natural-gas-fired power plants planned in the U.S. New modeling from the Rocky Mountain Institute shows that more than 60 gigawatts of new gas plants are already economically challenged by those technologies. And by the mid-2030s, existing gas plants will be under threat. Could we eventually see tens of gigawatts of stranded gas plants? through the mid-2020s.

Natural Gas And The New Deathprint For Energy

Jim Conca

With mounting deaths from natural gas and oil rig explosions, it is good to review the deathprint, or the number of people killed per kWh produced, of our energy sources. It is greatest for coal and least for nuclear, with natural gas having the greatest number of accidental deaths

Dirty Louisiana Politicians Are Getting Paid To Push A Pipeline Through Black & Indigenous Communities

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The End Of Oil & Gas: A Different View

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I have come to believe that the end of oil & gas could look very different than what people expect. Batteries Clean Power Clean Transport Climate Change Coal Energy Storage Fossil Fuels Green Economy Natural Gas Oil Solar Energy Wind Energy batteries clean energy clean transportation Climate change coal economics fossil fuels Natural gas oil solar windpower

Induction Stoves — Say Bye Bye To Gas In The Kitchen

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