IEA report urges industry to cut methane emissions

CUTTING methane emissions is the most effective way to limit global warming in the near term, according to a report released today by the International Energy Agency, noting the potent greenhouse gas has contributed to around 30% of the global temperatures to date.

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IEA executive director Dr Fatih Birol

 

The IEA's methane report says fossil fuel operations generated close to 120 million tonnes of methane last year - nearly one-third of all methane emissions from human activity.