Declining Methane Emissions But Steady Leakage Rates Observed in Western U.S. 16 November 2021

Declining Methane Emissions But Steady Leakage Rates Observed in Western U.S.

Methane emissions from the region have fallen by half, but analysis of leak rates show that there is still a ways to go in stopping methane leaks, which impact the climate and human health, and can impose costs on Utah’s economy.

Integrated Global Greenhouse Gas Information System (IG3IS) Best Research Practices Guidelines draft now open for comments 12 November 2021

Integrated Global Greenhouse Gas Information System (IG3IS) Best Research Practices Guidelines draft now open for comments

A draft report titled “Urban Greenhouse Gas Emissions Observation and Monitoring Best Research Practices” seeks review comments.

Urban Areas across the U.S. are Undercounting Methane Emissions 26 October 2021

Urban Areas across the U.S. are Undercounting Methane Emissions

Methane emissions from the distribution and use of natural gas across U.S. cities are 2 to 10 times higher than recent EPA estimates. 

NOAA upgrades climate website amid growing demand for climate information 12 October 2021

NOAA upgrades climate website amid growing demand for climate information

NOAA’s Climate Program Office today launched a newly redesigned version of Climate.gov, NOAA’s award-winning, flagship website that provides the public with clear, timely, and science-based information about climate.

NOAA awards over $171 million for climate science, community resilience 12 October 2021

NOAA awards over $171 million for climate science, community resilience

NOAA’s Climate Program Office (CPO) announced today a total award amount of $171 million, the highest five-year investment in the program’s history, to support 72 innovative and impactful projects that will improve our nation’s resilience at a critical time in the fight against the climate crisis.

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