Items Tagged with 'fossil'


Global Methane Rise Not From Fossil Fuels, Study Finds

The global increase in methane emissions over the past decade has been more the result of naturally occurring biogenic sources in wetlands and landfills than from fossil fuel operations, such as hydraulic fracturing (fracking), according to British-led research published this month in the American Geophysical Union's journal, Global Biogeochemical Cycles. Read More

Fossil Fuel Subsidies $500B to $1T Globally, Reports Say

The latest estimates from several sources indicate that fossil fuel subsidies globally are growing, ranging from $523 billion to more than $1.9 trillion, according to a Worldwatch Institute research fellow. Subsidy levels have rebounded back to 2008 levels, according to Philipp Tagwerker. Read More