July 2022

Racing to Curb Methane Emissions

Friday, July 29, 2022

If reducing carbon dioxide emissions is a marathon, the task of cutting methane emissions is a sprint, said Marcelo Mena, CEO of the recently established Global Methane Hub. Mitigating methane, he said, “will help us cool the world this decade.”   Methane is what is known as a short-lived climate pollutant. On the minus side, […]

From the Ocean, a Cure for Cow Burps

Friday, July 29, 2022

A cow grazing placidly in a field might as well be a gas-guzzling vehicle, given the quantity of methane it belches out during the digestive process. But a species of seaweed may hold the answer to that particular emissions problem—if scientists and entrepreneurs can figure out a way to produce enough of it.   The […]