Washington Post: "Some Experts Are Questioning Mountain Valley Pipeline's Emissions Estimates"
RFF Fellow Daniel Raimi shares his thoughts on the Mountain Valley Pipeline's potential to leak methane in the Washington Post's climate-focused newsletter, Climate 202.
Second, the analysis assumes that the pipeline will leak a lot of methane, a potent greenhouse gas that warms the atmosphere more than carbon dioxide in the short term...
“A methane leak rate of 3.6 percent is not outrageously high, but it’s on the high side,” said Daniel Raimi, a fellow at the think tank Resources for the Future. “It certainly makes the numbers look higher.”
On the Issues — Sep 8, 2023
On the Issues: US Mining, Methane Leaks, and More
A biweekly newsletter connecting global current events, pressing climate and energy policy news, and economics research from RFF scholars. This week: US mining, methane leaks, and more.
Resources Radio — Aug 29, 2023
How Leaky is the Offshore Oil and Gas Industry?, with Eric Kort
Eric Kort discusses methane emissions from the US oil and gas sector at onshore and offshore extraction sites, alongside efforts to reduce these emissions.
Media Highlight — Aug 24, 2023
Axios: "The Case Against Imminent Peak Oil Demand"
An article that debates the timing of peak oil demand cites RFF's 2023 Global Energy Outlook.
Common Resources — Aug 22, 2023
Reviewing the Possible Approaches to Subsidize Hydrogen Demand
The US Department of Energy has promised to distribute $1 billion to help facilitate demand for the hydrogen fuel that hydrogen hubs will produce. Resources for the Future scholars detail various approaches for effective distribution of the funds.