Press Hits

The following includes press hits of Climate Nexus' gas work as well as articles that put forth helpful narratives around methane and gas use as a whole.

A Trip Down the Ohio River Shows the Future of the Oil and Gas Industry 

A decline in the oil and gas profits has led the industry to explore new ways to pollute the planet— like using ethane, a byproduct of natural gas, to make plastics. Read more about the negative environmental and health impacts associated with the construction of these processing plants.

Pipeline Firms are Abandoning Oil and Gas Pipelines, Leaving Landowners to deal with the Mess 

Millions of miles of abandoned oil and gas pipelines, pose a huge threat to people all over the country. In this article you can find a discussion on the lack of accountability pipeline firms have over these abandoned lines and the dangers they pose to the public, and the environment. 

Philly Wants to Wean Off Gas. The City’s Gas Utility is Refusing to Go Along. 

Philadelphia's public owned gas utility, Philadelphia Gas Works, is working against clean energy proposals across the city. These clean cleaner building standards opposed by the gas utility would not only electrify buildings across the city, but also help lower the city’s carbon footprint. 

The Oil and Gas Industry Is In Denial About Its Own Demise 

President Biden’s pause on leasing federal land to the gas and oil industry has caused them to face the reality of their decline. Read about how a drop in prices for renewables, an increase in electric vehicles and development of new technologies is trying to bring an end to the field. 

A Tribal Nation Made Dependent on Oil and Gas Got Little Relief When the Market Crashed

A troubling story of how oil and gas corporations abused and abandoned the members of the Mandan, Hidasta and Arikara tribes of North Dakota. The tribe members were taken advantage of by an industry that depleted their land and robbed them of their resources, and as the situation worsened the response from the federal government has been virtually nonexistent. 

Harvesting Gas from Cow Poop Sounds Like a Good Idea. What About the People Who Live Next to the ‘Manure Lagoons’? 

In an effort to become more “sustainable”, gas utilities in California are using cow manure to collect gas. In reality, this biogas is not sustainable and has negative impacts on the surrounding communities. Read more about the struggles the predominantly hispanic community faces in Tulare County, California thanks to the collection of biogas.