Activists say Obama action on methane emissions ‘misses 90% of pollution’

Posted by Mike Confino, January 16, 2015

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Barack Obama has defied a Republican Congress to move ahead on his climate agenda on Wednesday, cracking down on methane emissions from America’s oil and natural gas boom.

In a further use of the president’s executive authority, the White House unveiled a strategy aimed at cutting methane – one of the most powerful heat-trapping gases – by 40% to 45% over the next decade.

via Activists say Obama action on methane emissions ‘misses 90% of pollution’ | Environment | The Guardian.

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