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118 recommended articles and videos in the "Methane" category.
1.  Featured: Siberia's sinkholes: What they may mean for climate  

A 5 minute overview of what is happening with Methane in the arctic. There is a big difference between generally knowing, and actually seeing the images. What will it be like in the next decade?

2.  Featured: Massive Methane Hydrate Destabilization in the Past with Profound Implications for Today’s Climate  

This paper supports the Clathrate Gun hypothesis. The last time the glaciers melted, 126 thousand years ago, the fresh water slowed the Atlantic Meridional Overturning(AMOC) current, there was less arctic water near the equator, the continental shelf waters heated up and released lots of methane, as measured in ice cores, and confirmed by other measurements. The same thing is about to happen again. Greenland is melting, the AMOC is the weakest in 1200 years. Greenhouse gasses and temperatures keep rising. By @PaulHBeckwith@Twitter.com

3.  Featured: US Permian Basin Leaking 14 Times More Methane Than EPA Estimates: Study  

2022-10-05

Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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Applying this estimate to all gas gathering pipelines nationwide for illustrative purposes would increase the EPA inventory estimate for the entire natural gas system by 27%,noted co-authors of a new study.

4.  Revealed: 1,000 super-emitting methane leaks risk triggering climate tipping points  

2023-03-06

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Revealed: 1,000 super-emitting methane leaks risk triggering climate tipping points

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5.  Methane emissions ‘incredibly cheap’ to cut without needing offsets, safeguard mechanism inquiry told  

2023-02-27

Climate crisis | The Guardian
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Methane emissions ‘incredibly cheap’ to cut without needing offsets, safeguard mechanism inquiry told

Methane emissions from the oil and gas industry are “incredibly cheap” to cut and companies could improve their financial position by embracing existing technology to stop carbon leaks, an inquiry into the Albanese government’s climate policy has heard

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6.  Environmental Groups and Native Leaders Say Proposed Venting and Flaring Rule Falls Short  

2023-02-15

Inside Climate News
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Oil companies collect crude in tanks by their pumps but often vent the methane gas that also comes up out of the ground into the air, unwilling to invest in the infrastructure to capture it.  While the companies pay royalties to landowners for the liquid petroleum they take, no payments are made fo...

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