Fossil Fuel Production Emits More Methane Than Previously Thought, NOAA Says

https://insideclimatenews.org/news/11102016/noaa-study-says-fossil-fuel-industrys-contribution-global-methane-problem-more-thought

The exhaustive global study found emissions from oil, gas and coal sites are between 20 and 60 percent higher than many earlier estimates. By Bob Berwyn Emissions of planet-heating methane from fossil fuel production are between 20 and 60 percent higher than widely cited estimates, including those used by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the science body whose assessments influence climate action around the world. See Also: Texas Fracking Zone Emits 90% More Methane Than EPA Estimated EDF Sparks Mistrust, and Admiration, With Its Methane Research The Mystery of the Global Methane Rise: Asian Agriculture or U.S. Fracking? EPA Begins Crackdown on Methane Emissions read more

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