Thursday, Oct 06, 2022



Plugging methane leaks is a powerful climate fix, so why aren't we doing it?

June 14, 2022 12:32 pm

The oil and gas industry is choking the atmosphere with methane, a heat-trapping gas stronger than CO2 — despite cheap, fast and easy fixes.

Explained: What is the Global Methane Pledge, and why is methane significant for climate change?

November 03, 2021 8:21 am

Methane is the second-most abundant greenhouse gas in the atmosphere, after carbon dioxide, and, therefore, pledges related to cutting down its emissions are significant.

Nearly 90 countries join pact to slash planet-warming methane emissions

November 02, 2021 2:56 pm

If fulfilled, the pledge is likely to have the biggest impact on the energy sector, since analysts say fixing leaky oil and gas infrastructure is the fastest and cheapest way to curb methane emissions.

US, EU pursuing global deal to slash planet-warming methane, say documents

September 14, 2021 12:28 pm

The agreement would likely be unveiled on Friday at a meeting of major emitting economies intended to rally support ahead of the COP26 Glasgow summit.

South Korean toilet turns excrement into power and digital currency

July 09, 2021 5:38 pm

Microorganisms can break down the waste to methane, which becomes a source of energy.

A farmer-friendly solution to cut cattle methane emissions

July 05, 2021 8:03 am

ICAR develops feed supplement that reduces emissions and also boosts milk production.

NASA Curiosity rover detects high levels of methane on Mars

June 26, 2019 9:56 pm

NASA's Curiosity Mars rover has found the largest amount of methane ever measured during its mission on the Red Planet -- about 21 parts per billion units by volume.

New catalyst can create fuels from shale gas: Study

January 09, 2018 9:29 pm

Scientists have found a new way to break the carbon-hydrogen bonds in methane, making it easier to convert to other hydrocarbon fuels.

Method to create clean, cheap hydrogen fuel from methane devised

December 11, 2017 8:15 pm

According to a new study, clean hydrogen fuel can be generated from methane, which can help mass produce the clean fuel, essential for fuel cell-run automobiles.

Nickel-based catalyst able to recycle carbon dioxide, methane; control climate change

November 19, 2017 1:56 pm

A cost-effective catalyst has been developed to recycle two of the main causes behind climate change - carbon dioxide (CO2) and methane (CH4).


Baltic Sea pipeline leak damages marine life and climate

October 01, 2022 2:16 pm

Climate scientist have found that methane emissions from the oil and gas industry are far worse than what companies are reporting, despite claims by major companies that they’ve reduced their emissions.