Fossil fuels

Fossil fuels

The US oil and gas industry is emitting less carbon than it used to

American oil and gas companies have cut back on methane emissions even as production reached record heights, a new analysis shows.

By Julian Spector  . 

Flares burning off gas at Belridge Oil Field and hydraulic fracking site which is the fourth largest oil field in California
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