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Pronghorn will benefit from EPA's newly proposed methane rule! (photo: NWF Photo Contest - John Hoffman)

New Methane Rule Advances Climate Action, Protects Wildlife

8/18/2015 // By Jenny Rowland

Today, August 18th, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed critical new performance standards to limit methane pollution from the oil and gas industry, our nation’s largest emitter of this pollution. The rule will help tackle climate change and have both …

The sprawling oil and gas industry, our nations largest emitter of methane, disturb pronghorn habitat (photo: BLM New Mexico)

Voluntary Methane Regulations Not Enough to Protect Wildlife

7/28/2015 // By Jenny Rowland

Methane pollution from the oil and gas industry is a potent agent of climate change. It is a precursor to the ozone-containing smog marring some of our greatest western landscapes, thus making strong regulation of this harmful pollutant important for …

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New Methane Rule: Good News for Wildlife

1/16/2015 // By Jenny Rowland

On Wednesday the Obama Administration announced a significant new step in reducing methane pollution. The President’s goal is to reduce methane emissions from the oil and gas sector by 40-45% from 2012 levels by 2025. Methane regulation is the next step in the President’s Climate Action …

Atlantic puffins in Latrabjarg, Iceland

EPA research shows regulating methane is efficient and low cost

4/16/2014 // By Mollie Simon

This Tuesday, the EPA released five whitepapers examining methane emissions from the oil and gas sector and affirmed what we already knew—this powerful carbon pollutant can be reduced efficiently and cost-effectively. The white papers are part of President Obama’s multi-agency …

The Need to Get It Right on Climate Change

1/29/2014 // By Jim Murphy

Call me an optimist.  Despite dire warnings about the future of our winters (or lack thereof), I have spent the last couple years teaching my young children to ski—a joy that has made winters a time to relish, not dread.  …

CNN Video: Reducing Emissions Down on the Farm

4/25/2010 // By Miles Grant

We touched on livestock emissions in our recent Cowgate episode of the Climate Capsule’s Denier File. Here’s a CNN report on efforts to reduce emissions at one Vermont farm: http://cnn.com/video/?/video/tech/2010/04/07/gsif.burpless.cows.cnn

NWF Climate Capsule: New Warming Evidence & Udderly Ridiculous Denial

3/30/2010 // By Miles Grant

In this week’s NWF Climate Capsule: More confirmation the 2000s were the hottest decade on record, what’s next for vehicle carbon pollution regulations, the Earth Day Revolution is ramping up & down on the farm with Dirty the Global Warming Denier Sock Puppet.

Climate Capsule: Alarming Arctic News & Polluters’ Bizarro World

3/10/2010 // By Miles Grant

This week’s edition of the Climate Capsule covers: A new study on methane being released from the Arctic & its impact on the climate crisis The latest on a Senate clean energy & climate bill — and your efforts to …

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