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Methane: Partner-in-Crime

The oft-overlooked gas may be a bomb about to blow.

It’s really not fair to label either carbon dioxide (CO₂) or methane (CH₄) as criminal actors. Their function as greenhouse gases is actually to be applauded; our planet has a nice little insulating layer that has been a boon for life. However, these atmospheric gases are central players in a story of too much of a good thing. Aside…

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Desirée A. Rammon, PhD

Environmental engineer, climate hawk, scientist, parent, contemplative agitator communicating the science of the environment and the role of human stewardship.