Geostrategic magazine

Il metano è al centro della politica sui cambiamenti climatici (fonte: Brookings)

Barry G. Rabe

Climate scientists have long recognized methane as “carbon dioxide on steroids,” a short-lived but highly intensive climate pollutant that possesses more than 80 times the warming power of carbon during its first two decades in the atmosphere. It is responsible for at least one-quarter of the global warming that has already occurred and aggressive reductions over coming decades could moderate future temperature rises.

Methane comes front and center in climate change policy (