A Path to a Cooler Planet

At Methane Action, we have a path to restoring atmospheric methane levels and lowering global warming 0.6 degrees Celsius in the next two decades, saving countless lives and ecosystems in the process. Join us! “In a short time, Methane Action has succeeded in bringing together key stakeholders from the research and policy communities, becoming an effective forum […]

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Global Methane Agreement Needed to Keep 1.5 C In Reach

Source:  Methane Action www.methaneaction.org NEWS RELEASE Contacts:  In Sharm el-Shiekh:  Daphne Wysham, daphne@methaneaction.org, +1 503 310 7042 In Paris: Durwood Zaelke, zaelke@igsd.org, +1-202-498-2457 In New York:   Stephen Kent, skent@kentcom.com +1 914 589 5988 [Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt – November 17, 2022]  At the COP27 climate summit, NGOs and scientists are calling on delegates to specify concrete steps for cutting methane emissions, and for stepped up […]

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VIDEO: Methane Removal:  On the Critical Path to Reducing Peak Global Temperatures

In this webinar, Methane Action’s CEO was joined by Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (D-Maine), former founding chair of the Center for Climate Repair at Cambridge University and former chief scientific adviser to the UK government  David King, and a roster of leading experts in a 90-minute discussion that took place on Thursday, September 15, 2022, on the […]

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In The New Yorker: Are We Finally Ready to Tackle the Other Greenhouse Gas?

Methane Action’s work is featured in The New Yorker’s Climate Crisis Newsletter by Bill McKibben. Here’s an excerpt : “Given both the threat and the opportunity, some scientists have begun wondering whether there might be ways to scrub some methane from the atmosphere. As with carbon dioxide, you can remove CH4 with “direct air capture,” which […]

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New IPCC report includes methane removal as part of the path to containing climate change

Scientists pioneering methane removal available for comment For immediate release Contact:  Stephen Kent, skent@kentcom.com, 914-589-5988 [Port Townsend, Washington – August 9, 2021]  Scientists whose work on methane is cited in the new Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report on climate change welcome the report’s recognition of methane as a key driver of climate change, […]

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Scientists and Advocates Welcome UN Methane Report But Say That in Addition to Mitigating Methane Emissions, We Must Also Reduce Atmospheric Methane

PRESS RELEASE Contact:  Stephen Kent, skent@kentcom.com , 914-589-5988 [Calabasas, CA – May 6]  The non-profit Methane Action and leading climate scientists and atmospheric chemists welcomed the landmark UN report on methane emissions released today.  But in addition to the report’s focus on cutting anthropogenic methane emissions, they pointed out that we also must prioritize addressing […]

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In The Hill: Congress must act to solve the methane problem

BY ROB JACKSON AND DAPHNE WYSHAM When world leaders convened at the climate summit, carbon dioxide (CO2) wasn’t the only climate pollutant on the agenda. They also grappled with methane. Methane accounts for 16 percent of all global greenhouse gas emissions, yet it’s one of the most powerful levers for fighting climate change. We’re unlikely to […]

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Prominent scientists call on U.S. and World leaders to reduce atmospheric methane

NEWS RELEASE Contact:  Stephen Kent, skent@kentcom.com, 914-589-5988 [Calabasas, CA – April 16, 2021]  In a sign-on letter issued a week before the Earth Day climate summit, prominent climate scientists today called on U.S. and global leaders “to take effective measures to cut methane emissions, reduce atmospheric methane concentrations, and return methane in the atmosphere to preindustrial levels.”  Methane is a […]

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