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Methane emissions rise nine percent in decade: study – Macau Business

Emissions of methane — a planet-warming gas several times more potent than carbon dioxide — have risen by nine percent in a decade

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Emissions of methane — a planet-warming gas several times more potent than carbon dioxide — have risen by nine percent in a decade driven by mankind’s insatiable hunger for energy and food, a major international study concluded Wednesday.
Methane (CH4) has a warming potential 28 times greater than CO2 over a 100-year period and its concentration in the atmosphere has more than doubled since the Industrial Revolution.
Over a 20-year period, it is more than 80 times as potent. 
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