Good points but one important clarification: methane is 86 times as potent as CO2 when compared over 20 years, a critical period if the world is to limit warming consistent with the Paris goals. The difference is due to its shorter atmospheric lifetime, such that when compared over 100 years much of the methane emitted today will be gone from the atmosphere.

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Alan S. Miller is co-author of “Cut Super Climate Pollutants Now!”. His full bio and links to writing are available at alansmiller.com

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Alan S. Miller

Alan S. Miller

Alan S. Miller is co-author of “Cut Super Climate Pollutants Now!”. His full bio and links to writing are available at alansmiller.com

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