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Will the Food and Livestock Industry Follow Fossil Fuels Over the Market Cliff? — Paul Gilding

The climate emergency is now a methane emergency – because only rapid methane reduction will slow the rate of warming at the required speed (<decade). The most effective response is to cut livestock emissions – reduce consumption of beef and … Continue reading

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Scientists uncover decades old methane leak in Algerian desert – Unearthed

New satellite research, shared exclusively with Unearthed, reveals significant leaks in important gas market for EU — Read on unearthed.greenpeace.org/2022/05/30/methane-satellite-algeria-gas-eu/ But don’t the moguls of methane insist “natural gas” is clean? Just insignificant “<1% fugitive” leakage? How much longer before … Continue reading

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Methane: A crucial opportunity in the climate fight

Methane: A crucial opportunity in the climate fight | Environmental Defense Fund — Read on http://www.edf.org/climate/methane-crucial-opportunity-climate-fight about 60% more than the Environmental Protection Agency estimated at the time. IEA reports 75% reduction possible for little to zero cost

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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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