While BP say the decision to ends its Tate sponsorship is unrelated to climate protests, museum industry insiders say campaigners are having an effect as they turn the spotlight on the ethics of corporate funding
The preliminary report indicates Manhattan sits in a cloud of elevated levels of methane. The extended report reviews existing estimates and estimating procedures of methane emissions by industry, government and other sources (including the Environmental Protection Agency/Gas Research Institute 1996 method). Based on those reviews DCS concludes that those estimates are so inaccurate as to be almost useless—in fact, misleading.
Two new studies are adding to concerns about one of the most troubling scenarios for future climate change: the possibility that global warming could slow or shut down the Atlantic’s great ocean circulation systems, with dramatic implications for North America and Europe. | photo by DeAgostini/Getty Images | Washington Post
"New Study Finds U.S. Has Greatly Underestimated Methane Emissions" by Andrew C. Revkin (via NY Times) (11/25/13) "A comprehensive new study of atmospheric levels of methane, an important greenhouse gas released by leaky oil and gas operations and livestock, has found much higher levels over the United States than those estimated by the Environmental Protection Agency and an international greenhouse gas monitoring effort."