A BP Florida operations manager looks over a methane gas well site, east of Bayfield, Colorado. Reducing or eliminating methane is an under-discussed method for reducing global greenhouse gas emissions and mitigating the effects of climate change. Photo: AP
A BP Florida operations manager looks over a methane gas well site, east of Bayfield, Colorado. Reducing or eliminating methane is an under-discussed method for reducing global greenhouse gas emissions and mitigating the effects of climate change. Photo: AP
Energy

Don’t overlook methane emissions in the fight against climate change

Riccardo Puliti notes the progress in reducing carbon dioxide emissions, but say removing methane from natural gas production and use could also make a substantial difference, especially if the combined efforts of industry and governments pay off

A BP Florida operations manager looks over a methane gas well site, east of Bayfield, Colorado. Reducing or eliminating methane is an under-discussed method for reducing global greenhouse gas emissions and mitigating the effects of climate change. Photo: AP
A BP Florida operations manager looks over a methane gas well site, east of Bayfield, Colorado. Reducing or eliminating methane is an under-discussed method for reducing global greenhouse gas emissions and mitigating the effects of climate change. Photo: AP
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