The EU/US led a multi-nation pledge to cut global methane emissions by 30% by 2030. The pledge will be taken to, and formalized at, the COP26 conference in Glasgow in November.
- Methane is 86 times more powerful than CO2 as a greenhouse gas over 20 years
- Methane is 34 times more powerful than CO2 as a greenhouse gas over 100 years
- Methane is second only to CO2 as a man-made greenhouse gas
- Methane originates mainly from Agriculture, Energy and waste management, as a man-made greenhouse gas
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