Penny-Wise and Pound-Foolish: The Problem with the EPA’s Proposed Changes to Current Methane Regulations
Penny-wise and pound-foolish is a great phrase to describe the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) plan to ease rules put in place to reduce harmful methane emissions from the oil and gas industry. While potentially saving money in the short term, a rollback of these policies and regulations is shortsighted and…
Leave it to the rocket scientists to solve our biggest climate mysteries. That’s exactly what NASA has done to kick off 2018, using a spectrometer imaging satellite to measure global methane emissions—a potent greenhouse gas that accelerates climate change—and revealing an alarming increase in these emissions that threatens our climate.