Keeping them means homes will use gas for heating too, explains Rice University professor Daniel Cohan.
State regulators could order Boulder County to sell its gas rights without consent.
Oil giant is appealing cancellation of permit to conduct seismic explorations in the ecologically rich waters.
Order was quietly signed on the same day that residents celebrated the energy company’s plea deal on charges of environmental crimes.
Hundreds of lobbyists for Big Oil and Gas are attending the international climate summit in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, to undercut global efforts to solve the climate crisis.
The fossil fuel industry’s “lawfare” tactics are part of an overarching strategy to redefine free speech and escape accountability. A new bill aims to stop them.
Mexican climate activist Xiye Bastida says her generation is ready to learn from the Indigenous values of reciprocity and appreciation for Mother Earth to build a flourishing future.
The industry, which is currently meeting in Monte Carlo, still has its head in the sand when it comes to the climate, write Ariel Le Bourdonnec and Lindsay Keenan.
The new law's methane emissions penalty "was weakened so that it applies to basically no one," said one climate campaigner.