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Biden Plans ‘Comprehensive’ Assault on Planet-Warming Methane

Aug. 9, 2021, 4:12 PM

The Biden administration will soon unveil a broad plan for curtailing methane emissions from the oil and gas sector, climate adviser Rick Duke says, amid mounting warnings of the potent greenhouse gas role in near-term warming.

  • “There’s been an incredible, largely behind-the-scenes effort already to prepare to move faster and more comprehensively to cut methane domestically at the same time that we’re addressing this as a diplomatic imperative,” Duke, a special assistant to the president on climate change, says in a media briefing organized by Climate Nexus
    • “Imminently, we will see a comprehensive approach on methane from this administration that ...

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