Bangladesh methane gas plumes cause alarm, as country found to be major emitter

Published Apr 08 2021 at 5:26 AM GMT
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  • One of the countries most vulnerable to climate change has also been revealed as a major contributor of methane, a greenhouse gas that is about 80 times more potent in its first two decades in the atmosphere than carbon dioxide.
  • The 12 highest methane emission rates detected this year by Kayrros SAS have occurred over Bangladesh, according to the Paris-based company, one of several that specialise in analysing satellite observations to locate leaks.
  • “It has the strongest sustained emissions we….




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  • Published Apr 8, 2021 5:26 AM GMT