Sick livestock up emissions and vice versa

The relationship between sick livestock with parasite diseases and climate change may be a "vicious cycle," say researchers.

Talia Ogliore-WUSTL • futurity
Oct. 12, 2020 ~6 min

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Sick livestock up emissions and vice versa

The relationship between sick livestock with parasite diseases and climate change may be a "vicious cycle," say researchers.

Talia Ogliore-WUSTL • futurity
Oct. 12, 2020 ~6 min

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Methane emissions hit record-breaking levels

Methane emissions have reached the highest levels on record, researchers say. And more than half of all methane emissions now come from human activities.

Josie Garthwaite-Stanford • futurity
July 17, 2020 ~10 min

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Offshore oil platforms spew lots of methane

Sampling the air over offshore oil and gas platforms in the Gulf of Mexico suggests the federal government's calculations of methane emissions are too low.

Jim Lynch-Michigan • futurity
April 14, 2020 ~7 min

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Permafrost microbes may not create so much methane

The thawing of Arctic permafrost will reinvigorate microbes. The question is, how much methane will those microbes produce?

Brian Wallheimer-Purdue • futurity
April 6, 2020 ~5 min

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AI makes detecting methane leaks less confusing

A new method uses hyperspectral imaging and machine learning to more accurately detect methane emissions, say researchers.

Sonia Fernandez-UCSB • futurity
March 10, 2020 ~4 min

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Fossil fuels cause more methane emissions than estimated

Scientists have been underestimating how much methane in the atmosphere comes from fossil fuels, research finds. Here's the silver lining.

Lindsey Valich-Rochester • futurity
Feb. 20, 2020 ~6 min

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Fake photosynthesis turns CO2 into ‘green methane’

An artificial photosynthesis panel could use sunlight and water to convert carbon dioxide from smokestacks into usable "green methane."

Nicole Casal Moore-Michigan • futurity
Jan. 13, 2020 ~5 min

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Sewage sludge, grease combine to create more methane

A new way to combine sewage sludge and restaurant grease is the most efficient way to make methane yet, say researchers.

Matt Shipman-NC State • futurity
Nov. 13, 2019 ~3 min

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Ocean info fills gaps in Earth’s ‘methane budget’

"The methane budget helps us place human methane emissions in context and provides a baseline against which to assess future changes."

Lindsey Valich-Rochester • futurity
Oct. 14, 2019 ~5 min

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