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'Willing to sacrifice a livable planet': Fossil fuel industry condemned over its 'reckless expansion' - AlterNet.org

'Willing to sacrifice a livable planet': Fossil fuel industry condemned over its 'reckless expansion' - AlterNet.org | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

Despite repeated warnings that new fossil fuel projects are incompatible with averting climate disaster, oil and gas corporations "are on a massive expansion course" to increase dirty energy production in the coming years, according to an analysis released Thursday at the United Nations COP2

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Oil and gas firms 'have had far worse climate impact than thought' | Environment | The Guardian

Oil and gas firms 'have had far worse climate impact than thought' | Environment | The Guardian | Agents of Behemoth | Scoop.it

The oil and gas industry has had a far worse impact on the climate than previously believed, according to a study indicating that human emissions of fossil methane have been underestimated by up to 40%.

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“This indicates that the fossil fuel sector has a much more polluting impact beyond being responsible for the overwhelming majority of carbon dioxide emissions. This is worrying and overall bad news,” said Dr Joeri Rogelj, a climate change lecturer at the Grantham Institute.

 

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