Loss of summer Arctic sea ice (from the Copenhagen Consensus)

Climate news: Arctic seafloor methane release is double previous estimates, and why that matters

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Arctic methane is a big variable in climate predictions. Observed Arctic methane emission keep getting worse.
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Obama loosens 4-decade ban on crude oil exports

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Obama opening the door to selling even more oil overseas? Yep.
Obama's liaison to the methan and fracking industry, Heahter Zichal. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

Thank You Street: Ex-Obama energy aide named to Board of methane giant Cheniere

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One more Obama official off to her reward — this time it’s Energy Dept. methane and fracking fan, Heather Zichal.
The Littles and the Bigs. Only one of these groups is visible to the public.

If there’s a War on Coal, Obama’s helping coal (it’s true)

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Obama has sold leases for 2 billion tons of coal, and is considering selling 10 billion more. Emissions, anyone?
From Fracking Fields, to Transportation, to LNG Processing, and then this. Methane leaks at every step in this process. (Source: ThinkProgress)

Another blow against methane: LNG is worse for climate than coal at real-world leakage rates, says Dept. of Energy

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The DoE gets its methane leak rates from industry. But outside measurement shows methane leaks like a sieve.
American Natural Gas Alliance wants you to know that methane is "clean" energy

Did the “Clean Natural Gas” (methane) lobby help write EPA “Clean Power Plan”?

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Obama and the EPA “Clean Power Plan” ignores emissions from “America’s Clean Natural Gas.” Do you wonder why?
A coal mine in Wyoming, United States. The United States has the world's largest coal reserves.

Obama plan to reduce emissions allows coal-heavy states to increase emissions

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The more people look at the EPA’s 645-page proposal, the worse it looks. Coal and methane appear to be winners.
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How to fight back on climate: $2.9 million fracking damage award in Texas

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Every fracking well incentivizes a lawsuit. Read about the first victory — in Texas.
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Five reasons Elizabeth Warren might run in 2016

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Elizabeth Warren has said she’s not a candidate in 2016. Here are five reasons she could change her mind.
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(Updated) Climate scientist Michael Mann: If we don’t Stop Now, we’ll surpass 2°C global warming

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Dr. Mann is as clear as he can be. Stop now or surpass the +2°C limit world governments hope to stay below.
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