Articles tagged with "#United States"

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U.S power outages

Winter storm U.S. power outages reveal fossil gas limits

An ‘autopsy’ report into U.S. power outages found a staggering number of gas-fired power plants went offline during a major winter storm in the United States. Critics say the incident highlights the unreliability of fossil gas.

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New York City gas ban on the cards

The potential New York City gas ban includes a proposed new “Cap-and-Invest” programme to speed up the energy transition.

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Keystone pipeline spills oil in Kansas

The Keystone spill in Kansas is the latest in a history of accidents for the beleaguered pipeline.

Biden oil export

Biden oks new oil terminal days after COP27 appearance

A new oil export terminal in Texas given the go-ahead by President Biden could significantly expand U.S. oil export capacity.

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Surprise midterm results boost U.S. climate change policy

An expected Republican wave did not materialize, which solidifies some U.S. climate change policy even as the U.S. needs more action to hit its targets.

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Gas terminals threaten coastal communities

Gas export terminals are under construction. But they pose health and environmental risks to U.S. Gulf Coast residents.

Smog in Los Angeles, California, which could be due in part to toxic gas stoves.

Gas stoves leak benzene, threaten human health

New research shows that benzene concentrations leaking from toxic gas stoves exceed public health guidelines. And the leaks occurred when the stoves were turned off.

Soaring LNG prices cutting into global demand

Boom times for LNG in 2022 also mean that clouds are darkening for the fuel. LNG is earning a reputation for being “unreliable and unaffordable.”

Biden threatens ‘consequences’ after OPEC+ cuts oil output

Tensions between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia have been building, but the Biden administration has now said it will “re-evaluate” the entire relationship following OPEC+ cuts.

LNG industry seized on Russia’s war to lock in policy wins

Just hours after the invasion, LNG lobbyists called on the Biden administration to grant longstanding policy wishes favourable to gas exports, according to a new report.