6,500 km2 methane cloud tells about gas leaks

Look up in New Mexico and on most days you’ll see the unmistakably vast blue skies that make the Southwest region so unique.But there’s also something hovering over the Four Corners region that a naked eye can’t detect: A 2,500-square mile cloud of methane, the highest concentration of the heat-trapping pollution anywhere in the United States. The Delaware-sized hot spot was first reported in a study by NASA scientists two years ago.

Of course, in Australia, we couldn’t possibly get this kind of fugitive emission leakage? Then again…
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This is on behalf of local climate change group. Material is selected by Bernie McComb and does not necessarily represent opinion of whole group.
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