Cutting Methane Emissions from Oil and Gas Production: One of the Year’s Biggest Energy Challenges

By Richard Ward & Kevin Haley Leave it to the rocket scientists to solve our biggest climate mysteries. That’s exactly what NASA has done to kick off 2018, using a spectrometer imaging satellite to measure global methane emissions—a potent greenhouse gas that accelerates climate change—and revealing an alarming increase in these emissions that threatens our climate.…

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Out Of Paris And Into The Frying Pan

For a President whose campaign slogans included, “Drain the Swamp,” today’s announcement on withdrawal from the Paris Agreement looks pretty cynical indeed. The People v. The Swamp – #ParisAgreement edition (via @YaleClimateComm https://t.co/DMF6rBtoqy & @AmyAHarder https://t.co/p0CFRoAUpG) pic.twitter.com/UBybKTdd61 — Kevin Haley (@cleantechkev) May 31, 2017 A decision that favors special interest groups over what the public…

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Lessons from a Landmark Aggregated Energy Deal

In October 2016, a world-class university, the largest Level 1 trauma center in New England, and a parking facility in the center of Boston’s Financial District came together to announce a landmark aggregated renewable energy deal to purchase 60 megawatts of solar from a North Carolina solar farm owned by Dominion, a Virginia-based energy company. The deal…

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