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Why cutting methane emissions is key to fighting climate change

by Asher Isbrucker and Martha Holeyman

Reducing methane emissions is crucial to fighting climate change. The invisible gas traps over 80 times more heat than carbon dioxide—and we're emitting more than we thought.

The greatest potential for methane reduction lies with fossil fuels, and solutions are readily available. So what's getting in the way?