According to the UN Environment Programme, the Nord Stream gas leaks caused severe climate damage. Photo: AFP
According to the UN Environment Programme, the Nord Stream gas leaks caused severe climate damage. Photo: AFP
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UN: Nord Stream rupture may be biggest single climate-damaging methane release ever recorded

  • Emissions may be higher than Mexico’s major oil and gas leak in December, which spilled 100 metric tons of methane an hour
  • That is the equivalent of burning 1.1 billion pounds of coal, according to the US Environmental Protection Agency

According to the UN Environment Programme, the Nord Stream gas leaks caused severe climate damage. Photo: AFP
According to the UN Environment Programme, the Nord Stream gas leaks caused severe climate damage. Photo: AFP
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