Methane


Global Methane Emissions are Worse than Previously Thought

Global Methane Emissions are Worse than Previously Thought

Emissions from both the fossil fuel industry (coal, oil and natural gas) and geological sources (cows, agriculture, swamp gas)...

Oct 8 2016, 12:51am CDT

Slow Methane release behind Climate Change 56 Million Years Ago

Slow Methane release behind Climate Change 56 Million Years Ago

The release of methane from the seafloor was much slower than previously thought during a rapid global warming event 56 millio...

Sep 2 2016, 9:12pm CDT

In a first, NASA spacecraft spots single methane leak on Earth

In a first, NASA spacecraft spots single methane leak on Earth

Washington, June 15 (IANS) For the first time, an instrument onboard an orbiting NASA spacecraft has measured the methane emiss...

Jun 15 2016, 3:49am CDT

NASA's Cassini Spacecraft Finds Methane Sea on Titan

NASA's Cassini Spacecraft Finds Methane Sea on Titan

New research confirms that one of the largest seas on Saturn's moon Titan is filled with liquid methane....

Apr 27 2016, 9:55am CDT

Scientists Discover Methane Snow on Pluto’s Peaks

Scientists Discover Methane Snow on Pluto’s Peaks

Researchers suspect that the peaks of snowcapped mountains are covered with methane, a major component in natural gas on Earth....

Mar 5 2016, 2:51am CST

Aliso Canyon Gas well blowout Is Largest Methane Leak in U.S. History

Aliso Canyon Gas well blowout Is Largest Methane Leak in U.S. History

A new study of the University of California confirms that the Aliso Canyon Gas leak is the Largest Methane Leak in U.S. History...

Feb 28 2016, 11:11am CST

Methane Emits More Than Expected in Arctic Freezing Weather

Methane Emits More Than Expected in Arctic Freezing Weather

A new study finds that the Arctic tundra releases at least as much methane during its cold season as it does during summer....

Dec 22 2015, 6:18am CST

Kangaroo Farts Do Not Have Super Low Methane

Kangaroo Farts Do Not Have Super Low Methane

It has been found that kangaroo farts might be detrimental to the environment....

Nov 6 2015, 5:49am CST

Warmer Ocean may be Releasing Methane Bubble Plumes near Washington

Warmer Ocean may be Releasing Methane Bubble Plumes near Washington

The release of bubbles of noxious methane gas near Washington and Oregon may spell trouble. Some say this is a consequence of t...

Oct 15 2015, 7:22am CDT

New Horizons Confirms Methane on Pluto with Ralph

New Horizons Confirms Methane on Pluto with Ralph

New Horizons delivers new data confirming the existence of frozen methane on the surface of Pluto....

Jul 1 2015, 2:46am CDT

Methane Gas Hints Life on Mars

Methane Gas Hints Life on Mars

The presence of methane gas might just be the real reason behind possible signs of life on the red planet (that is Mars)....

Jun 17 2015, 6:54am CDT