World Resources Institute is pleased to announce that Frances Seymour has rejoined the Institute as a Distinguished Senior Fellow. Seymour is recognized as one of the world’s top thinkers on forest and governance issues, and is the lead author of the book, Why Forests? Why Now? The Science, Economics, and Politics of Tropical Forests and Climate Change.
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The U.S. Senate today rejected a Congressional Review Act resolution to revoke a regulation limiting methane emissions from oil and gas production on federal lands. A 51-49 vote against advancing the resolution was reached, letting the Bureau of Land Management methane waste prevention rule continue.