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  1. Aug 2023
  2. Jul 2023
    1. This gas in the form of cow “burps” is increasingly the subject of attention for climate activists.
      • measuring methane and showing it is a problem
        • cow farts become an enemy
      • how do we cope with a rewilded world?
        • when all the other animals will also release methane?
  3. May 2023
    1. The Guardian recently revealed that Turkmenistan was the worst in the world for methane “super emitting” leaks. Separate research suggests a switch from the flaring of methane to venting may be behind some of these vast outpourings.Flaring is used to burn unwanted gas, putting CO2 into the atmosphere, but is easy to detect and has been increasingly frowned upon in recent years. Venting simply releases the invisible methane into the air unburned, which, until recent developments in satellite technology, had been hard to detect. Methane traps 80 times more heat than CO2 over 20 years, making venting far worse for the climate.

      This sort of implies that if you ban flaring, then unscrupulous companies will just vent it instead, causing much worse emissions, because detecting venting has been hard before, and enforcing a bans against rich and power entitites is will not be easy

    2. Die Methanlecks der beiden größten Öl- und Gasfelder Turkmenistans erzeugen in einem Jahr mehr Treibhausgase als das gesamte Vereinigte Königreich. Das ergibt eine vom Guardian in Auftrag gegebene Recherche. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2023/may/09/mind-boggling-methane-emissions-from-turkmenistan-revealedinst

    1. Messungen des österreichischen Sonnblick-Observatoriums bestätigen, dass Anteil an Treibhausgasen in der Atmosphäre neue Höchstwerte erreicht hat. Bei CO2 wurden im Monatsmittel 425,3 Parts Per Million. bei Methan 2,014 Parts Per Million gemessen. Die Durchschnittstemperatur in Österreich liegt 2,7 Grad über der vorindustriellen Zeit. https://www.derstandard.de/story/2000146084907/sonnblick-observatorium-vermeldethoechstwerte-an-co2-und-methan

  4. Feb 2023