Methane

Methane in the net-zero crosshairs for 2023 – Bill Gates’s Breakthrough Energy Ventures

At the 2015 UN climate conference that delivered the Paris Agreement, Bill Gates announced that a coalition of 28 high-net-worth…

EU’s end-of-year energy breakthroughs will have big climate implications

After months of tense negotiations, the EU has agreed a mechanism to cap the wholesale price of natural gas. The…

EU methane law gets renewed attention as energy security saviour

One year ago, the European Commission proposed the first-ever EU law to cut methane emissions, delivering on an EU methane…

Weekly data: Nord Stream ruptures may be single biggest methane leak ever recorded

Undersea blasts on the Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines in late September have caused huge leaks of methane. Neither…

Why is methane slipping between the cracks?

Every year since 1983, a small group of researchers at the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have taken…

Exclusive: The $500bn Asia gas trap

Countries across Asia are investing in $500bn of new gas infrastructure, reveals an investigation by Energy Monitor. The figure is…

Carbon capture rate overstated – IEEFA

The efficacy of industrial carbon capture technology is being overstated, according to new research from US think tank the Institute…

Gas producers should electrify upstream processes – SWEEP

Electrifying gas production could deliver substantial cuts to upstream emissions, according to US non-profit Southwest Energy Efficiency Project (SWEEP). A…

Hydrogen emissions understated – NGO

A new study warns that hydrogen is a leak-prone gas with a potent global warming effect that is widely overlooked. …

Biogas emits proportionally more methane than oil and gas – study

Biogas and biomethane supply chains emit much more methane relative to gas production than the oil and gas industry, suggests…