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China’s Methane Emissions Rise Despite Tougher Laws, Satellite Data Shows

Methane emissions from coal mining in China have risen despite stricter government regulations that aimed to curb the greenhouse gas, satellite data shows. The data, which is published in Nature Communications, finds China's methane emissions rose by 1.1m tonnes a year between 2010 and 2015. This could account for up to a quarter of the rise in methane emissions seen globally over that period, the study finds.  Read more...

 

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