greenhouse gas emission Stories December 18, 2019

New satellite technology reveals Ohio gas leak released 60K tons of methane

A new report revealed that the first satellite designed to monitor the earth with a new instrument called TROPOMI for methane leaks discovered that an accident at a fracking site in Belmont County, Ohio, in February 2018 resulted in one of the worst methane leaks ever recorded in the US.

The methane released into the atmosphere from the Ohio fracking site exceeded the annual output of all but three European countries.

greenhouse gas emission Stories August 9, 2019

In today’s EGEB:

  • Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren announces Green New Deal for farmers.
  • Amazon launches two sustainable energy projects.
  • Shame Plane shows how much Arctic sea ice you’re melting by flying.
  • Cape Air provides sustainability benefits for its employees.

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greenhouse gas emission Stories June 19, 2019

New York lawmakers have agreed to pass the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CCPA), an ambitious bill that aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 85% by 2050, with the rest of the state’s emissions offset by other projects for “net zero emissions in all sectors of the economy.”

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greenhouse gas emission Stories April 24, 2019

San Francisco has unveiled a plan that would require its largest private commercial buildings to run on 100% renewable electricity, a first in the US.

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greenhouse gas emission Stories April 19, 2019

New York City Council adopted a bill Thursday that will require buildings of a certain size to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and it’s being touted as the first of its kind.

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greenhouse gas emission Stories April 18, 2019

As citizens, governments, and investors alike look for ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, help looks to be coming from a series of new satellites that aim to identify those emissions as they occur.

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greenhouse gas emission Stories November 16, 2015

LEAF Model SThe Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) updated its study on the average greenhouse gas emissions of electric vehicles versus gasoline-powered vehicles based on electricity sources and reiterated that on average, EVs indeed create less emissions than gasoline-powered cars. expand full story

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