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August 16, 2019: Finding a way to farm seaweed on a global scale could dramatically lessen greenhouse gas emissions worldwide.
August 14, 2019: The
August 14, 2019: Researchers say boom in shale oil and gas major contributor to climate emergencyThe US shale boom may have ignited a significant global spike in methane emissions blamed for accelerating the pace of the climate crisis, according to research.Scientists at Cornell University have found the “chemical fingerprints” ...
August 13, 2019: A few months after detecting an unusually
July 28, 2019: Money from the fossil fuel industry has become a prickly issue in the race for a seat on the Los Angeles City Council representing the northwestern San Fernando Valley.
July 4, 2019: Scientists have identified genetically inherited gut microbes that regulate how much methane a cow produces.
June 26, 2019: Last week, NASA’s Curiosity rover detected a belch of natural gas on the red planet. The gas has since dissipated, leaving only a mystery.
June 25, 2019: Methane levels were dramatically decreased in follow-up experiments conducted by the rover.
June 25, 2019: High methane levels detected by the rover hinted at the possibility of life but follow up experiments show it was a transient plume.
June 25, 2019: It's like something from science fiction, but Titan's lakes could be surrounded with crystals.
June 25, 2019: The frigid lakeshores of Saturn's moon Titan might be encrusted with strange, unearthly minerals
June 25, 2019: Turning one of the worst greenhouse gases, methane, into carbon dioxide – not the worst greenhouse, but much more abundant – could still work out positive for the planet.
June 24, 2019: A spike in methane hints at the tantalizing possibility of alien life, but follow-up experiments are necessary before jumping to any conclusions.
June 24, 2019: NASA’s Curiosity Rover has detected a surprising spike in the level of methane on Mars.
June 24, 2019: NASA's Martian rover Curiosity has discovered elevated methane levels on the Red Planet.
June 24, 2019: Curiosity’s record-breaking measurement fuels speculation it is from microbial MartiansNasa’s Curiosity rover has detected its largest belch of methane on Mars so far, fuelling speculation that the robot may have trundled through a cloud of waste gas released by microbial Martians buried deep under the surface.M...
June 23, 2019: NASA scientists say its Curiosity rover discovered high amounts of methane gas on Mars. On Earth, the gas is typically produced by living things. CBS News space consultant Bill Harwood joined CBSN to discuss if this observation could mean there's life on Mars.
June 7, 2019: A new study used a Google Street View car to gather the data.
May 20, 2019: Usually, choosing between the lesser of two evils is a dismal decision. But sometimes, it’s an opportunity. A case in point: Turning methane (a powerful greenhouse gas) into carbon dioxide (also a planet-warming pollutant) could help fight climate change, researchers say. It’s not that CO2 isn’t...
May 17, 2019: A 2015 blowout at a natural gas well that led to the largest-known release of methane in U.S. history was the result of a corroded pipe casing and safety failures by a California utility, according to an investigation report released Friday. Southern California Gas Co. didn’t investigate previous...
May 2, 2019: The Flames of Chimaera are fueled by an underground methane seep, but not the garden-variety kind.
April 16, 2019: Prehistoric diseases laying dormant in ancient ice could soon be unleashed due to climate change.
April 11, 2019: The controversy over whether or not there is methane on Mars and what it might mean looks set to rage on after the latest readings found next to no evidence of the gas...
April 3, 2019: We may be one step closer to cracking the Mars methane mystery.
April 3, 2019: For oil and gas companies and their investors, common-sense policy that can manage potent greenhouse gas emissions today is a key risk-reducing measure for the industry