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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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Methane leak opportunity Paris climate negotiators can’t afford to miss

In addition to the climate benefits of slashing methane pollution from the oil and gas sector, methane leaks waste an estimated 3.6 trillion cubic feet of natural gas. If sold to consumers, it would generate about $30 billion dollars in new revenue … Continue reading

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‘Out-Of-Control’ Rig – Gulf of Mexico – Gushing Methane Freely Into The Atmosphere

Here we go again, evidently not as bad as BP Deepwater Horizon, for now, but the same far offshore, deepwater problem, for which there are only dodgy solutions. Simultaneously, The Age today nominates that Exxon-Mobil nominates LNG floating platform for … Continue reading

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Natural gas not a bridge to low carbon economy, it’s a gang plank!

US EPA recently decreased its CH4 emission factors for fossil fuel extraction and processing by 25–30% (for 1990–2011), but we find  CH4 data from across North America instead indicate the need for a larger adjustment of the opposite sign. Also, it takes … Continue reading

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