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Reducing Methane Emissions

The Production and Use of Waste-Derived Renewable Natural Gas as a Climate Strategy in the United States

The production of Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) from organic waste for use as a vehicle fuel is an emerging strategy that businesses, states, and municipalities in the United States are pursuing to make use of waste-derived methane and lower the carbon footprint of vehicle fleets. This working...

Exxon Mobil Ready to Cut Methane Emissions

Exxon Mobil, the largest natural gas producer in the U.S., says it will take action to cut methane emissions from its wells and pipelines.

Court Restores BLM Methane Rule

U.S. District Court orders the Administration to enforce methane rules on public lands despite efforts to roll them back.

Delivering on the U.S. Climate Commitment: A 10-Point Plan Toward A Low-Carbon Future

This working paper examines where greenhouse gas emissions are headed if the United States does not take any new action to curb their release, how it can meet its 2025 emissions target using existing authorities and state action, and how legislation can achieve deeper cuts over the longer term...

A new WRI study finds that there are many win-win opportunities for the United States to reduce emissions and save money for consumers and businesses. Our blog series, Lower Emissions, Brighter Economy, evaluates these opportunities across five key areas—power generation, electricity consumption, passenger vehicles, natural gas systems and hydrofluorocarbons (coming soon) —which together represent 55 percent of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions.

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