Why Slowing #Methane Leaks Is Critical to Climate Fight
In the fight against global warming, methane has flown under the radar for too long. But there’s increasing recognition that tackling the invisible, odorless gas is one of the easiest, cheapest, and most feasible ways to make a real difference in slowing climate change. It’s the rare climate problem with a fix that can be felt by those alive right now, not their great-grandchildren.
“The world will continue to warm as long as CO2 is being pumped into the atmosphere,” concluded an August editorial in the scientific journal Nature. But curbing methane will help buy “humanity a bit more time to do what needs to be done.”