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Survival and Renewal in the Anthropocene

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What a gas! Debunking “natural” gas’s positive image…

This is the third post in a four-part series on methane. Read posts #1, #2 and #4. “The end of natural gas has to start with its name,” Rebecca Leber, environmental analyst and writer, Vox Ah. Branding. Americans feel good about “natural” things. Natural materials. Natural ingredients. Natural cosmetics. If it’s natural, it’s wholesome. It’s […]

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 […]