Is natural gas a fossil fuel? The answer to this question is a bit complicated. Natural gas is, in fact, a fossil fuel, but it is not the same type of fossil fuel as coal or oil. In simple terms, natural gas forms when organic matter decays over a long period. This happens under intense pressure and heat.
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Net anthropogenic emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) must approach zero by mid-century (2050) in order to stabilize the global mean temperature at the level targeted by international efforts.
This working paper models 26 countries and finds national average emission reductions of 6 per cent from the removal of fossil fuel subsidies.
This paper assesses whether ExxonMobil Corporation has in the past misled the general public about climate change.
New data shows how fossil fuel companies have driven climate crisis despite industry knowing dangers
We’ve long known that the big fossil fuel companies are responsible for a huge share of the world’s carbon emissions. Now the Climate Accountability Institute is publishing new data quantifying how much each of these has contributed to the climate crisis. We find that, chiefly from the combustion of their products, the
Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth
With her trademark black humor, Maddow takes us on a switchback journey around the globe, revealing the greed and incompetence of Big Oil and Gas along the way, and drawing a surprising conclusion about why the Russian government hacked the 2016 U.S. election.
As the pressure to act on climate change builds, the industry should consider a range of options.
New research has shown that just 20 fossil fuel companies have allowed their relentless greed to ignore decades of warnings about what their practices were doing…
Top executives were warned of possible catastrophe from greenhouse effect, then led efforts to block solutions