Greenhouse Gases

FACT CHECK: As petrochemical industry expands, facilities are getting cleaner

If you read the headlines in the news lately — “Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Plastics Are Predicted to Rise,” “New Texas petrochemical projects add millions of tons of greenhouse gas pollution, report finds” — you’d think emissions from the petrochemical...

/ December 10, 2018

Politics Over Process

Recently, a coalition of Democratic Attorneys General (AGs) from 13 states sent a letter to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt, notifying him of their intent to sue if the EPA eases the current greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards...

/ July 11, 2017

Previewing Paris: U.S. to Spend an Additional $38 to $45 Billion to Meet 2025 Goals

As the world meets in Paris at the United Nations (UN) Conference on Climate Change during the first two weeks in December, it is important to take note how the U.S. has already regulated greenhouse gases (GHGs). According to American...

/ November 11, 2015

Pumpkins and Methane: Sometimes Scary Stories are Just Stories

Boo! Were you scared? (I didn’t think so.) Maybe this will scare you. The US Department of Energy has pointed its long creepy finger at pumpkins (ooooh…) as a source of methane, a greenhouse gas that has a greater heat trapping effect than...

/ October 29, 2015