NY's Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act

2023, March 31: Out of concern that actions may be taken to weaken the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA) of 2019 based on mis-information about the Act, Dr. Howarth has written a letter to the NY leadership.

Howarth was on the Connect NY show on WCYN TV on April 20th, 2023. The episode was a converation with Bob, State Senator May, and others who discussed the status of implementing the State's CLCPA climate law.

The NY Climate Action Council meeting

At the December 19th, 2022 meeting, the NY Climate Action Council approved the scoping plan which provides a blueprint for state greenhouse gas emission reductions, as required by the NY Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act.

Howarth and Raya Salter were interviewed on Spectrum TV's Capital Tonight show to answer questions and explain their excitement about the plan.

Howarth testified before a combined hearing of several committees of the NY State Senate about the plan on January 19th, 2023. Howarth's testimony starts at 15 minutes.

Howarth Lectures from COP26

Lectures in Cornell's Oceanography class

How Green is Blue Hydrogen?

First peer-reviewed analysis of the greenhouse gas footprint of blue hydrogen that includes methane emissions. Published August 12, 2021 in Energy Science & Engineering

Reply to comment on "How Green is Blue Hydrogen?" published May 2022 in Energy Science & Engineering

Two-part review by Michael Barnard, published September 27, 2021, that evaluates the article in the context of counter views published online

Breaking Down the Hydrogen Hype

Presented Nov 18, 2021 by the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility. Dr. Howarth's presentation starts 11 minutes into the video.

Presentation in briefing to US Congress on blue hydrogen and carbon capture

Presented March 19, 2021

The Literal Gaslighting That Helps America Avoid Acting on the Climate Crisis

by Bill McKibben. Published 10/9/19 in The New Yorker

Methane Emissions from the Production and Use of Natural Gas

Published December 2022 in EM Magazine from the Air & Waste Management Association

Methane emissions from fossil fuels: exploring recent changes in greenhouse-gas reporting requirements for the State of New York

Published 8/25/20 in Journal of Integrative Environnmental Sciences

Book Chapter on Methane and Climate Change

In: Environmental Impacts from Development of Unconventional Oil and Gas Reserves, Cambridge University Press, 2021

Ideas and perspectives: is shale gas a major driver of recent increase in global atmospheric methane?

Published Aug 14, 2019 in Biogeosciences

A bridge to nowhere: methane emissions and the greenhouse gas footprint of natural gas.

Published May 15, 2014 in Energy Science & Engineering

Summary Document:

The 2030 Plan for a fossil-fuel free New York

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