From Moment to Momentum: What methane leadership looks like at COP27
Anthropogenic methane emissions are one of the biggest drivers of climate change.
A Methane Champion: Colombia becomes first South American country to regulate methane from oil and gas
The Colombian Ministry of Mines and Energy finalized its flaring and fugitive methane emissions regulations.
European Parliament pushes EU closer to action on methane pollution
Today’s adoption of the methane report in the ENVI Committee is an important step towards the reduction of methane pollution across the European Union and, once it is adopted by the full Parliament, will send a clear signal to the Commission on the need for strong action on methane. Parliament…
Nigeria Shows its commitment to cutting methane pollution
Nigeria, the most populous nation in Africa and one of the largest producers of oil and gas in the world, is setting the stage for deep reductions in methane pollution from the oil and gas sector. Nigeria’s recent submission to the UNFCCC on its commitments to the Paris climate accords…
Feedback on the Proposal for Amendments to the Effort Sharing Regulation
CATF is grateful for the opportunity to provide feedback on the European Commission’s Inception Impact Assessment for Amendment of the Effort Sharing Regulation (ESR). As noted in our comments on the inception impact assessment for amendments to the EU Emission Trading System (ETS), CATF has serious concerns about extending emissions…
Clean Air Task Force Statement on the European Commission’s Methane Strategy
Today the European Commission released the EU’s “methane strategy” which will serve as the starting point for a process to develop legislation to rein in methane pollution. Cutting methane from the oil and gas sector in Europe and from the gas Europe imports is one of the fastest and most…
CATF on the European Commission’s Methane Strategy – What We Know, What Needs To Be Done
This week the European Commission is expected to release an EU “methane strategy” which will serve as the starting point for a process to develop legislation to rein in methane pollution. Cutting methane from the oil and gas sector in Europe and from the gas Europe imports is one of…
Clean Air Task Force Welcomes Revised 2030 EU Climate Strategy
BRUSSELS, September 17, 2020 — Today, the European Commission released a revised 2030 Climate Target Plan that calls for increased ambition in cutting greenhouse gas emissions 55% below 1990 levels, with actions necessary in all sectors. CATF welcomes the European Commission’s increased ambition on climate and the efforts to accelerate…