June 23, 2018

US oil & gas methane emissions 60 percent higher than estimated

High emissions findings undercut the case that gas offers substantial climate advantage over coal

The US oil and gas industry emits 13 million metric tons of the potent greenhouse gas methane from its operations each year, 60 percent more than estimated by the US Environmental Protection Agency, according to a new study. Read more.

ScienceDaily

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