US oil executives subpoenaed to turn over internal documents on global warming

The chairwoman of the House Oversight Committee issued subpoenas on Tuesday, November 2, 2021, to top executives of ExxonMobil, Chevron and other oil giants, charging that the companies have not turned over documents needed by the committee to investigate allegations that the oil industry concealed evidence about the dangers of global warming.

U.S. launches plan to reduce methane emissions

The Biden administration is launching a wide-ranging plan to reduce methane emissions, targeting a potent greenhouse gas that contributes significantly to global warming and packs a stronger short-term punch than even carbon dioxide.