EU Commission adopts strategy to reduce methane emissions

Methane is a potent greenhouse gas and the second biggest contributor to climate change after carbon dioxide

Large methane leaks ‘increased dramatically by 32%’ in first eight months of 2020

The emissions in Algeria, Russia and Turkmenistan have increased by more than 40%, according to a report

New UN-backed label to help consumers choose environmentally-friendly rice

Rice farming consumes up to one-third of the world’s developed freshwater resources and generates up to 20% of global methane emissions, a potent greenhouse gas

‘Global methane emissions hit record heights in 2020’

The agriculture, livestock farming, waste and fossil fuel sectors are the largest sources of methane, according to a new report

European Space Agency launches new tool to combat climate change

The new technology will make it possible to track and attribute methane emissions around the world

BP to use drones and thermal imaging to monitor methane emisisons

Gas cloud imaging technology has already been tested and installed in existing facilities such as the giant natural gas Khazzan field in Oman

New tool to track oil and gas methane emissions launched

IEA analysis suggests global methane emissions from the oil and gas sectors could be reduced by nearly half at no net cost

BP and Environmental Defense Fund target methane emissions

They will work on projects that test technologies and emerging strategies to continue to improve methane management

Ukraine seeks to cut methane emissions in gas sector

It has signed an agreement with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development to work together on the new initiative

Oil and gas giants agree target to cut methane emissions

They aim to reduce emissions from upstream operations to below 0.25% by 2025