Atmospheric methane levels are rising at an accelerating rate due to fracking with potentially catastrophic consequences for all life on Earth.
Scientists measured big increases in amount of methane, the powerful global warming gas, entering atmosphere since 2007. You can follow @ClimateBen.
Cows, wetlands = possible sources.
New research: fossil fuel production from shale gas operations in the U.S. & Canada is responsible. https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/2019/08/fracking-boom-tied-to-methane-spike-in-earths-atmosphere/ …
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Scientists measured big increases in amount of methane, the powerful global warming gas, entering atmosphere since 2007.
You can follow @ClimateBen.