About the Program
Our Energy and Environment program conducts research on the way energy extraction and production impact the health and quality of the natural environment.
Stay tuned for more information on our specific research projects in the Energy and Environment program. We will be adding information as we build out our brand new website. Below are selected highlights from our latest work.
PSE in the Media February 20, 2017
Citing PSE study data, an organization that describes its mission as exposing the true costs of fossil fuels contends that two proposed pipelines “would together contribute as much greenhouse gas pollution as 45 coal-fired power plants.”
PSE in the Media January 25, 2017
Article cites PSE-authored research report, including a quote by report author Renee Santoro, showing the climate impacts of new development on the Pennsylvania portion of the Marcellus Shale.
Presentations October 27, 2015
The science of shale gas/oil: The latest evidence on leaky wells, methane emissions, and energy Policy
Tony Ingraffea presents at Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences Energy Colloquia at Purdue University, October 27, 2015.
PSE in the Media August 26, 2015
PSE Healthy Energy outlines the important science behind the need for a strengthened EPA Methane Pollution Standard in order to achieve the Administration's greenhouse gas reduction goals in the Clean Power Plan.
Technical Reports January 23, 2015
The U.S. EPA, in response to the Obama Administration's mandate for methane emission reductions, released its plan to cut emissions from the oil and gas industry by 40% - 45% from the 2012 baseline. Response to the proposal has been mixed with many environmental groups immediately applau