Policy

The following articles are related to Methane Action policy recommendations.

Natural gas (methane) storage tanks.

Draft — Decision 1/CP.26 of the Conference of the Parties adopting and implementing the Glasgow Declaration on the Removal of Atmospheric Methane (Glasgow DRAM)

Recalling Decision 12/CP.25 Report of the Green Climate Fund to the Conference of the Parties and guidance to the Green Climate Fund, paragraph 20, in which the Conference of the Parties "Also encourages the Green Climate Fund to continue to collaborate with the Climate Technology Centre and Network and the Technology Executive Committee with a view to both strengthening cooperative action on technology development and transfer at different stages of the technology cycle and achieving a balance between support for mitigation and support for adaptation;" and Noting the October 2021 resolutions of the United Nations Human Rights Council 48/13, in ...
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A flame from a "natural gas" stove burner.

Methane Action Comments on EPA Methane Rule

Comments of Methane Action and Remineralize the Earth in response to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's solicitation of public input on the Agency’s efforts to reduce emissions of methane and other air pollutants from the oil and natural gas sector ...
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A view looking up at a natural gas (methane) storage facility.

Global Methane Agreement

This document is a draft of the type of international agreement that scientists led by Sir David King and Michael Mann called for in their letter urging governments to expedite the development and deployment of atmospheric methane removal methods ...
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A view above the storm clouds.

Provisions for Reducing and Removing Greenhouse Gases and Black Soot For Inclusion in the Interior – EPA Appropriations Bill for FY22

In order to reduce greenhouse gases and other climate forcing agents to historically healthy levels as soon as possible the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), in consultation with the Secretaries of Energy, Agriculture, the Interior, State and Treasury, the Administrator of USAID, the Chief Executive Officers of the Millennium Challenge Corporation and the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation and the Export Import Bank, shall, as directed below ...
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A dolphin floating just under the surface, looking at you.

Draft of an Executive Order on Restoring a Safe and Healthy Climate

In order to restore and maintain healthier climate of levels of less than three hundred fifty (350) parts per million of carbon dioxide and the lowest practicable levels of all other climate forcing agents so as to reach healthy levels of CO2, methane and other climate forcing agents in the atmosphere as rapidly as possible, and in any case before 2050, the Federal Government must bring to bear all of its abilities and authority ...
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A view from space with the moon on the left and the earth on the right.

Request to President Biden to Issue Executive Order Expediting Active GHG Removal

We are writing to ask you to consider an executive order that builds on your Order of January 27, 2021. Informed by the advice of our legal and scientific colleagues, including some who have served in the federal government, this proposed new order would draw on presidential powers to expedite a research agenda for developing and deploying ways to remove excess greenhouse gases (GHGs) from the atmosphere, including legacy carbon dioxide (CO2) and short-lived climate pollutants (SLCPs), particularly methane.1 ...
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