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Reducing methane emissions can play a key role in reducing ozone worldwide

Methane (CH4) is the main ingredient in natural gas. It is the second most important greenhouse gas (GHG) after carbon dioxide (CO2), and it also leads to the formation of another GHG -- ozone.  Ozone has harmful effects for people, ecosystems and agricultural productivity. It is a so-called "short-lived climate forcer." This term refers to pollutants that remain in the atmosphere for a much shorter period of time than CO2 but have a much greater potential to warm the atmosphere.  Read more...



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