Climate Change

Enviros Sue Biden Administration For Resuming Oil And Gas Lease Sales

"A coalition of environmental groups on Wednesday sued the Biden administration over its approval of oil and gas lease sales in four Western states. The lease sales in Montana, Nevada, North Dakota and Utah mark the first since the administration temporarily froze new lease sales on federal lands in January 2021."

Source: The Hill, 06/30/2022

"Blaming Russia’s War, G7 Leaders Rescind Another Global Climate Pledge"

"Leaders of some of the world’s most wealthy nations say Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and the strain it’s causing to the global energy market, is forcing them to walk back a recent promise to stop funding overseas fossil fuel projects. It’s the latest climate pledge to fall victim to the war, which has upended global geopolitics and threatens to derail an already fragile international effort to tackle the climate crisis."

Source: Inside Climate News, 06/29/2022

"World Pledged To Cut Methane. Emissions Rising Instead, Study Finds."

"Kayrros, a firm that analyzes satellite data, says methane emissions from fossil fuels have intensified, rising faster than the rebound in oil, gas and coal production since the easing of the coronavirus pandemic — a development the firm called “worrisome.”"

Source: Washington Post, 06/29/2022


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