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Drastic methane cuts are both urgent and possible

13 May, 2021 − It’s a very potent greenhouse gas, and very short-lived. So drastic methane cuts should be a priority for rapid action. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/drastic-methane-cuts-are-both-urgent-and-possible/ evidently methane causes 20% of GHG warming, so worth attention

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Half of global methane emissions come from aquatic ecosystems – much of this is human-made

Half of global methane emissions come from aquatic ecosystems – much of this is human-made — Read on theconversation.com/amp/half-of-global-methane-emissions-come-from-aquatic-ecosystems-much-of-this-is-human-made-156960 will Scomo agree or, as usual, say someone else is at fault!!!

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UC Davis – Seaweed supplements cut cattle methane emissions by up to 82%

Cattle are a major source of greenhouse gas emissions, mainly due to their methane-loaded burps. A detailed new study has found more evidence that feeding cows a small seaweed supplement can greatly reduce their methane emissions. — Read on newatlas.com/environment/seaweed-livestock-methane-emissions-reduction/ … Continue reading

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4613.0 – Australia’s Environment: Issues and Trends, Jan 2010

4613.0 – Australia’s Environment: Issues and Trends, Jan 2010 — Read on http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/lookup/4613.0chapter50jan+2010 Not necessarily recommended reading but attribution to and that of Australian CO2-e emissions, just 75% CO2 with other gas biggest emissions methane at 25%….ouch

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Satellites Put the World’s Biggest Methane Emitters on the Map

Satellites Put the World’s Biggest Methane Emitters on the Map — Read on http://www.bloomberg.com/amp/news/articles/2020-10-21/methane-maps-climate-satellites-from-ghgsat-reveal-rising-emissions Satellite data will ultimately transform the way nations are held accountable for voluntary commitments under the Paris Agreement, which calls for limiting global average temperatures from rising … Continue reading

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Rising heat means more methane, warmer nights

20 October, 2020 − Nights are warmer. So are northern lakes. And farm livestock are at greater risk of disease, thanks to rising heat. — Read on climatenewsnetwork.net/rising-heat-means-more-methane-warmer-nights/

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LNG export gas emissions likely vastly underestimated – report

“If the emissions are a lot more than what is being estimated now, it could jeopardise our commitments made at Paris,” said report author Tim Forcey from the Melbourne Energy Institute…Gas has been spruiked as the lower-emissions fossil fuel since, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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China encourages citizens to eat less meat

Australian meat sales to China surged six-fold in three years to a record $917 million in 2015..volume of beef rose more than 4 times … while the price 37% in the past 12 months..meat consumption alone comes to about 62 kg per capita annually, while … Continue reading

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Shale gas, new map big fossil fuel frontier, from Lock the Gate reveals

New national mapping of mining tenements across Australia released today reveals that 37.3 per cent of the Australian continent is covered by coal and gas titles and applications. The interactive map, produced for the anti-coal and gas group, Lock the … Continue reading

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