Ben See+ Your Authors @ClimateBen Ben See. Literature Teacher informing pupils of the scientific reality of the Ecological Catastrophe & urging action. See also @urgenceclimatiq & @ClimateHound Sep. 08, 2019 1 min read + Your Authors

Atmospheric methane levels are rising at an accelerating rate due to fracking with potentially catastrophic consequences for all life on Earth.

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 https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/08/190814090610.htm 

Scientists measured big increases in amount of methane, the powerful global warming gas, entering atmosphere since 2007.

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/ 

 https://m.phys.org/news/2019-03-methane-atmosphere-surging-scientists.html 

From May 2019:
 https://www.wired.com/story/atmospheric-methane-levels-are-going-up-and-no-one-knows-why/ 


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