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    Burst Nord Stream Pipes Could Be One of the Worst Natural Gas Leaks Ever

    Burst Nord Stream Pipes Could Be One of the Worst Natural Gas Leaks Ever

    The methane leaking from Nord Stream pipes into the Baltic Sea may be one of the worst natural gas leaks in history, scientists say. Although the breached pipes were not in operation, they still contained natural gas when they were damaged. The leaking natural gas primarily consists of methane, a leading contributor to global warming. […]

    11 Fact-Checked Tweets That Show Hurricane Ian’s Catastrophic Damage

    11 Fact-Checked Tweets That Show Hurricane Ian’s Catastrophic Damage

    The storm was downgraded to a tropical storm Thursday morning as winds weakened to 65 mph. Ian continues to batter Florida as it marches north. More than 2.6 million Florida energy customers are still without power Thursday, according to the tracker PowerOutage.us. The storm is poised to become one of the costliest storms in U.S. history, according to the National Hurricane Center.

    Manchin’s ‘Dirty Side-Deal’ Is Dead, For Now

    Manchin’s ‘Dirty Side-Deal’ Is Dead, For Now

    The so-called Manchin side deal that would have fast-tracked energy projects including the controversial Mountain Valley Pipeline has been defeated, for now.  Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) had added the permitting reform language to a funding bill that Congress must pass by Friday to prevent a government shutdown, The New York Times explained. Schumer’s […]

    Airline EasyJet Announces Net-Zero Path That Doesn’t Include Carbon Offsets

    Airline EasyJet Announces Net-Zero Path That Doesn’t Include Carbon Offsets

    Budget airline easyJet unveiled its roadmap to achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, and it’s perhaps most notable for what it doesn’t include: carbon offsetting.  In its Monday announcement, the airline said it was ending its offsetting program for flights booked beginning in January, 2023 and focusing its investments instead on Sustainable Aviation Fuel […]

    Should Ecocide Be a Crime?

    Should Ecocide Be a Crime?

    A group of activists wants to add a fifth–ecocide–defined as “mass damage and destruction of ecosystems – severe harm to nature which is widespread or long-term,” according to Stop Ecocide International.