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  • swamp gas
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How to use methane in a sentence

Natural gas mostly produces methane, which is the second leading contributor to global warming.
ENVIRONMENT REPORT: HOW WE KNOW HUMANS ARE WARMING THE PLANETMACKENZIE ELMERJANUARY 4, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
Those precursors include nitrogen oxides and volatile organic compounds — both produced by traffic — as well as methane, produced by the oil and gas industry.
WHAT THE PANDEMIC CAN TEACH US ABOUT WAYS TO REDUCE AIR POLLUTIONCAROLYN GRAMLINGJANUARY 4, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
Creating jet fuel is particularly challenging because most routes for synthesizing hydrocarbons from CO2 tend to produce smaller molecules with only a few carbon atoms, like methane and methanol.
SCIENTISTS JUST CREATED A CATALYST THAT TURNS CO2 INTO JET FUELEDD GENTJANUARY 3, 2021SINGULARITY HUB 
The technology is more typically used in military and industrial settings, such as detecting methane gas leaks in pipelines.
MILITARY-GRADE CAMERA SHOWS RISKS OF AIRBORNE CORONAVIRUS SPREADDALTON BENNETT, SARAH CAHLAN, DARON TAYLORDECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Other projects target methane, a particularly powerful greenhouse gas.
HOW TO BUY CARBON OFFSETS THAT ACTUALLY MAKE A DIFFERENCEULA CHROBAKDECEMBER 3, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Finding life in the clouds of Venus, the freezing methane lakes of Titan, or Europa’s subsurface ocean could expand what we call habitable.
THERE COULD BE 300 MILLION (OR MORE) EARTH-LIKE PLANETS IN OUR GALAXYJASON DORRIERNOVEMBER 8, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Saudi’s oil also contains less water, and tends to come out of the ground with less methane, all of which means less emissions per gallon by the time it’s burned in your engine.
GLOBAL FUEL STANDARDS ARE PUSHING THE DIRTIEST OIL OUT OF THE MARKETMICHAEL J. CORENOCTOBER 12, 2020QUARTZ
Through the normal course of being sheep, these animals spew methane into the atmosphere, trapping heat.
ALLBIRDS IS STEPPING UP FOR THE PLANET—BY TREADING LIGHTLY ON ITSHEILAMARIKARSEPTEMBER 21, 2020FORTUNE
When NASA’s Cassini spacecraft arrived at Saturn in 2004, it did in fact show that Titan is speckled with lakes and seas — although the liquid is ethane and methane, rather than water.
FLAT SPOTS ON SATURN’S MOON TITAN MAY BE THE FLOORS OF ANCIENT LAKE BEDSLISA GROSSMANJUNE 16, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
When those items break down or burn, they release that carbon into the atmosphere as carbon dioxide or methane.
CONVERTING TRASH TO VALUABLE GRAPHENE IN A FLASHALISON PEARCE STEVENSMARCH 20, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
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WORDS RELATED TO METHANE

  • methane
  • swamp gas
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