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The Case Against Methane Emissions Keeps Getting Stronger

Scientists argue that climate plans should set out clear targets for all types of greenhouse gases because of how potent they are.

A flare is seen as gas from methane hydrate was produced from drilling in Japan.

A flare is seen as gas from methane hydrate was produced from drilling in Japan.

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A 30-year-old scientific tool has shaped how governments and companies measure their carbon footprints. But many experts contend that the approach is causing the world to underestimate the impact of methane.