27 Jul '14, 3pm

@Marifeeer @MarthaTagle @RicardoMeb #fracking Emite CH4 que cientificos determinaron es 34 VECES –NO 21– PEOR QUE CO2

@Marifeeer @MarthaTagle @RicardoMeb #fracking Emite CH4 que cientificos determinaron es 34 VECES –NO 21– PEOR QUE CO2

Methane (CH4) is a far more dangerous greenhouse gas than CO2, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). The IPCC’s latest report, released this past Monday, reports that methane is 34 times stronger a heat-trapping gas than CO2 over a 100-year time scale. Methane’s current global-warming potential (GWP) is 34, nearly 40% increase from the IPCC’s previous estimate of 25. Over the course of 20 years, methane has a global warming potential of up to 86, up from its previously calculated 72. This is far higher than CO2 . The problem: most climate change studies do not take this increase into account. The pressing issue: Hydraulic fracturing, or fracking , as it is called, is alive and well and seen by many as a more environmentally friendly way to extract natural gas. Opponents have long known that fracking can lead to ground water contamination, denig...

Full article: http://www.greenoptimistic.com/2013/10/04/methane-worse-c...

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theecologist.org 28 Jul '14, 1pm

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