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Survival and Renewal in the Anthropocene

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Gaslighting away the planet’s future…and ours

This is the second post in a four-part series on methane. Read posts #1, #3 and #4. “The Partnership (for Energy Progress)…[spent] $2.8 million in 2020 convincing consumers that ‘natural gas is part of a clean energy future…’” — Susie Cagle, climate reporter for The Guardian In the 1970s, when ExxonMobil’s internal assessment showed that […]

Slow global warming by cutting methane emissions now

This is the first post in a four-part series on methane. Read posts #2, #3 and #4. “Acting now to reduce methane emissions will have immediate benefits for the climate… — The Environmental Defense Fund” We need to hurry if we’re to slow global warming. But why would we want to only slow warming, rather […]