Methane, definition of
A hydrocarbon that is a greenhouse gas with a global warming potential most recently estimated at 21. Methane is produced through anaerobic (without oxygen) decomposition of waste in landfills, animal digestion, decomposition of animal wastes, production and distribution of natural gas and petroleum, coal production, and incomplete fossil fuel combustion.EcoWho Articles where 'Methane' used:EcoWho blog posts where 'Methane' used:News & Blog articles where 'Methane' used:
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- “How dare you!” Will Happer “calls methane ‘irrelevant’ to climate”.
Guest eye-rolling by David Middleton From the American Association for the Advancement of Science of America… In unpublished paper, former White House climate adviser calls methane ‘irrelevant’ to climateBy Scott Waldman, E&E News Nov...
- Facts About Methane Ignored to Support Climate Narrative
Guest essay by By Walter Starck Science is, above all, a search for understanding based on a primacy of reason and evidence, with all findings subject to revision in accord with further evidence or more comprehensive explanation...
- Methane emissions: don’t blame cows and camels, blame the oceans
Methane emissions are a bit of a sleeper. They are ignored (even by me) yet and cows, sheep, pigs and lamas produce a whopping 11% of the Australian national greenhouse emissions (mostly as methane and nitrous oxide). Livestock emissions are 70% of our...
- Curiosity Detects Unusually High Methane Levels
From NASA June 23, 2019 This week, NASA’s Curiosity Mars rover found a surprising result: the largest amount of methane ever measured during the mission — about 21 parts per billion units by volume (ppbv)...
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