Aquamation Is Much Less Carbon-Intensive Than Cremation

Credit to Author: Michael Barnard| Date: Fri, 09 Apr 2021 20:52:58 +0000

Conversations about death now start with Facebook. That was possibly the oddest insight I’ve gained from a couple of conversations in the past few weeks. Sharon Hartung, one of my former bosses at the global tech giant we used to work for, is now the founder of Your Digital Undertaker. Her firm deals with the […]

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The Fossil Fuel Industry Used Deception To Conceal Damage To BIPOC — NAACP Report

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 03 Apr 2021 03:58:16 +0000

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) just published a report titled Fossil Fuel Foolery, which identified 10 tactics that the fossil fuel industry used as excuses for not accepting accountability for its impacts on the environment and human health. DesmogBlog noted that the industry used a long list of deceptive tactics that concealed […]

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“World’s Fastest, Most Sensitive Drone-Based Leak Detection & Greenhouse Gas Measuring System” Launched By ABB

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 02 Apr 2021 23:35:42 +0000

Methane leaks are a major problem in the US and beyond. In order to better identify and track greenhouse gas leaks in the country, the US just passed the Protecting Our Infrastructure of Pipelines and Enhancing Safety (PIPES) Act, signed into law on December 27. The PIPES Act requires that gas pipeline operators use advanced […]

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U.S. Interior Department Puts ~$249 Million Into Gulf State Coastal Conservation, Restoration, & Hurricane Protection

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2021 00:39:17 +0000

The U.S. Department of the Interior today announced nearly $249 million in Fiscal Year 2020 energy revenues to the four offshore Gulf oil and gas producing states — Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas — and their coastal political subdivisions (CPS). These funds, disbursed annually based on oil and gas production revenue, are used to support […]

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The Natural Gas Flame Continues to Burn Bright

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 01 Apr 2021 04:18:00 +0000

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The natural gas sector is well aware of the challenges facing the fossil fuel industry, but analysts say gas has attributes that will keep it a big part of the U.S. and global energy mix. Natural gas has moved

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What’s It Like For Communities Slowly Transitioning To Renewables?

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Mon, 29 Mar 2021 17:35:33 +0000

In this interview with Pennsylvania County Executive, Rich Fitzgerald (D), we discuss regional progress toward shifting the full energy landscape away from fossil fuels.

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Key Pre-Demolition Considerations for Fossil Fuel Power Plants

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2021 03:47:14 +0000

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As the existing electric generation infrastructure matures, electric generation system owners are looking to the future for newer and greener technologies to meet the demands of electric consumption. An important part of this future perspective may include the demolition and removal of older generation plants and facilities to free up land resources for new development.  Prior […]

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Key Pre-Demolition Considerations for Fossil Fuel Power Plants

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2021 03:47:14 +0000

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As the existing electric generation infrastructure matures, electric generation system owners are looking to the future for newer and greener technologies to meet the demands of electric consumption. An important part of this future perspective may include the demolition and removal of older generation plants and facilities to free up land resources for new development.  Prior […]

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API Carbon Tax Announcement Met With “Baptists & Bootleggers” Derision

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Sat, 27 Mar 2021 03:32:35 +0000

The American Petroleum Institute (API) said Thursday it supports a federal tax on carbon dioxide as a “framework” to address climate change, along with a call for minimizing “duplicative regulations,” but with few details. The announcement from the largest trade group representing the oil and gas industry was criticized from across the political spectrum. Rep. Garret Graves (R-La.) […]

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Philly Wants To Wean Off Gas. The City-Owned Gas Utility Is Refusing To Go Along.

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Thu, 25 Mar 2021 03:20:10 +0000

In a bid to cut carbon pollution, a growing number of local leaders are working to phase out gas in buildings. In Philly, the city-owned gas utility is using ratepayer money to thwart this goal.

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