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The rover Curiosity recently failed to detect methane on Mars. What might this result mean for Mars’ present or past habitability?

This is my final year dissertation in full. It was submitted on 21 March 2014 and scored 100 per cent. Minor edits were made, but little more than small changes in phrasing. 4,715 more words


China to Exploit Combustible Ice in South China Sea in 2017

New plans are being worked out by Chinese authorities to exploit so-called ‘combustible ice’ in the South China Sea in 2017.

The suggestion has been made at an international conference on Gas Hydrates here in Beijing. 125 more words

Climate: Scientists call for cuts in methane emissions

Action could help avert climate tipping points

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FRISCO — Leading scientists say the U.S. must do more to cut methane emissions from fossil fuel exploitation and other sectors to try and avoid reaching climate tipping points that could have disastrous implications. 398 more words


Fugitive methane gas emissions and climate change

This from a business journal – even they are worried about the impact of the gas industry – politicians claiming gas is “cleaner” than coal in CO2 emissions are not counting the cost of leaking methane from gas wells. 39 more words

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White House Climate Change Announcements

July 29th, 2014 was a big day for climate change at the White House. As EPA’s public hearings continued for their plan to regulate emissions from existing power plants, the administration made the following announcements: 319 more words


"Vast methane plumes escaping from the seafloor" discovered in Siberian Arctic Sea | Daily Kos

Vast methane plumes have been discovered boiling up from the seafloor of the Arctic ocean on the continental slope of the Laptev Sea by a dream team of international scientists. 119 more words

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