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subsidies
David Roberts

Subsidies really do prop up the oil and gas industry. Here's the most important one to get rid of

The subsidy that helps the sector the most both pads profits and protects companies against risk.

Subsidies really do prop up the oil and gas industry. Here's the most important one to get rid of
methane
Sarah Smith

The US oil patch is the Wild West. We need regulation to control the sector’s methane emissions

A new analysis of methane pollution reveals dramatic variation between different oil and gas companies, underscoring the need for clear standards.

The US oil patch is the Wild West. We need regulation to control the sector’s methane emissions
greenhouse gas emissions
Jeff St. John

Colorado’s compromise climate bill demands emissions cuts for electricity, industry and oil and gas

Buildings and vehicles won’t have strict emissions caps, but separate bills will help target those key sectors.

Colorado’s compromise climate  bill demands emissions cuts for electricity, industry and oil and gas
oil and gas
Jason Deign

Activists deal triple blow to oil sector as worries grow over pace of carbon cuts

ExxonMobil, Chevron and Shell were all taken to task on the same day by activist groups pushing for stronger action on emissions.

Activists deal triple blow to oil sector as worries grow over pace of carbon cuts
carbon tax
Jason Deign

The surprising truth about the oil and gas sector’s position on a carbon tax

The industry responsible for the bulk of greenhouse gas emissions is publicly in favor of a tax on carbon.

The surprising truth about the oil and gas sector’s position on a carbon tax
methane
Jeff St. John

New satellites can mitigate methane’s outsize impact on climate change

MethaneSat and Carbon Mapper could give governments and industry new ways to find methane emissions — and determine the value of stopping them.

New satellites can mitigate methane’s outsize impact on climate change