The potent greenhouse gas we need to talk more about

How reducing methane emissions from our food systems will be crucial to tackling climate change

Carbon dioxide gets most of the climate change headlines but methane has 82 times more warming potential than carbon dioxide over a 20-year timespan. And looking at the way we produce and consume food is critical to stabilizing earth’s climate because agriculture is the largest source of anthropogenic methane emissions.

Marcelo Mena is CEO of The Global Methane Hub and he spoke with Climate Cast host Paul Huttner about why methane matters and how we can reduce emissions.

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