Posts Tagged Natural gas

Climate Solutions: Is It Feasible to Remove Enough CO2 from the Air?…

Yale Environment 360 interviews the chair of a US scientific panel regarding technologies for removing CO2 from the atmosphere…  Read the interview here: https://e360.yale.edu/features/negative-emissions-is-it-feasible-to-remove-co2-from-the-air Advertisements

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The Methane Riddle: What Is Causing the Rise in Emissions?… 

The cause of the rapid increase in methane emissions since 2007 has puzzled scientists. But new research finds some surprising culprits in the methane surge and shows that fossil-fuel sources have played a much larger role over time than previously estimated…  The full article is here at Yale Environment 360: The Methane Riddle: What Is Causing […]

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Why We Need to Keep 80 Percent of Fossil Fuels in the Ground…

This is a re-post from Yes! Magazine by Bill McKibben posted on skepticalscience.com Source: Why We Need to Keep 80 Percent of Fossil Fuels in the Ground

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Antarctica: How Long Can It Remain “Unowned”?…

From goodnature.nathab.com… Antarctica is the Earth’s only continent without a native human population, and no one country can claim to own it. Unique in the world, it is a land dedicated to science and all nations. Read the article by Candice Gaukel Andrews here: Antarctica: How Long Can It Remain “Unowned”?…

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Carbon Budget and explanations…

From theenergycollective.com “This year’s Global Carbon Budget is out, and it is a treasure trove of charts for anyone who really wants to understand human carbon emissions…” Read more at http://theenergycollective.com/lindsay-wilson/310066/9-simple-charts-explain-global-carbon-budget Related articles CO2 Emissions Still Shooting Up (voiceofrussia.com) Sustainable investors demand action as data maps 2013 carbon emissions record (blueandgreentomorrow.com) Surprise? Global carbon emissions […]

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Understanding the Continued Dominance of Fossil Fuels…

“We live in a time where rapid change is pretty much the only certainty, but one thing that continues to rather stubbornly maintain the status quo is our energy mix… fossil fuels still completely dominate global energy consumption and, since the nuclear boom ended a little more than two decades ago, those dirty old fossils have […]

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Global Renewable Energy On Track to Soon Eclipse Natural Gas, Nuclear

From National Geographic, Daily News: “The future appears to be bright for renewable energy sources like solar, wind, and water. In fact, power generation from such renewables will exceed that of gas and nuclear by 2016, according to a report published Wednesday by the International Energy Agency (IEA)…” See details below: Global Renewable Energy On Track to […]

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What is Fracking?…

Fracking is a common term used for the process of Hydraulic Fracturing which involves the extraction of natural gas from layers of shale rocks located deep within the earth. This process includes vertical drilling and the injection of fluids into the rock to allow the extraction of much greater amounts of the natural gas, it […]

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