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Obama, Trudeau target methane emissions in new agreement

President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau committed on Thursday to curbing methane emissions by reducing methane emissions from the oil and gas sectors. (Image: Bryce Bradford via Flickr)

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau committed on Thursday to curbing methane emissions by reducing methane emissions from the oil and gas sectors by at least 40 percent over the next decade from 2012 levels. It’s a goal the Obama administration had cited previously, and it rolled out regulations in August that were focused ...

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Vermont lawmakers hear testimony on climate divestment

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Environmental activist and writer Bill McKibben says Vermont lawmakers should consider broader financial implications of the state’s investments as it considers whether to divest from some or all fossil fuel companies. He was among those testifying Friday afternoon at a joint hearing of two legislative committees that also heard state Treasurer Beth Pearce insist that lawmakers ...

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Obama says climate rule on ‘strong legal footing’

ATHERTON, Calif. (AP) — President Barack Obama says he is very confident his administration is on “strong legal footing” in its defense of a key piece of his climate-change agenda. Obama is telling political donors in California that the Supreme Court’s decision to freeze a new rule reducing power plant emissions is only a temporary setback. The power plant rule ...

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