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Chart: Look How Much Water the Energy Sector Wastes

June 25, 2014 by Katherine Tweed
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Energy Sector Water Waste

The United States Department of Energy has turned its focus to the water-energy nexus as the sectors start to see the impact of climate change. The DoE's findings are hardly novel. There are huge inefficiencies in how water is used and great regional variability.[read more]

Revisiting a Questionable Study on Shale Gas and Methane Leaks

May 9, 2014 by Steve Everley

For those who pay attention to the question over “methane leakage” from shale development, it was hard to ignore headlines describing research published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, which looked at emissions data from a series of flyovers in southwest Pennsylvania.[read more]

Monitoring Atmospheric Carbon [VIDEO]

March 18, 2014 by Tom Schueneman
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Studying Atmospheric Carbon

Dr. Paul Fraser of the Australian Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) explains how he and his team monitor atmospheric CO2 concentrations globally. Beginning in 1974, CSIRO was one of the first non-American organization to measure CO2 in the atmosphere.[read more]