Tag: methane

No Thank You for your Comment

[Editor’s Note:  Read the latest ClimateWest update on this post here.] It’s bad enough the U.S. Forest Service has greenlighted the expansion of a western Colorado coal mine into an undeveloped roadless area, now the Agency is lobbing contemptuous insults at the public. Take this gem of a response […]

Pipe Dreams

Despite protests, calls from scientists, criticism from his own agencies, and plain common sense, President Obama gave the green light to the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline, all but assuring a disastrous expansion of our global warming footprint. The move is probably the most disturbing signal that the […]

Clean Air to be Protected from Drilling

At long last, the EPA rolled out its proposed rules to curb air pollution from oil and gas drilling nationwide, promising major improvements for public health, the environment, and major progress toward protecting the climate. In a few words, they’re a drastic improvement and a major milestone.  Check […]