June 24, 2021

Why Cutting Methane Emissions is Key to Fighting Climate Change

Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions

Reducing methane emissions is crucial to fighting climate change. The invisible gas traps over 80 times more heat than carbon dioxide—and we're emitting more than we thought.

The greatest potential for methane reduction lies with fossil fuels, and solutions are readily available. Kate Konschnik, director of the Nicholas Institute's Climate and Energy Program, spoke with the Thomson Reuters Foundation for a video exploring how to implement those solutions.