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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Methane

Methane is a chemical compound with the chemical formula CH4 It is a group-14 hydride and .... Methane is important for electricity generation by burning it as a fuel in a gas turbine or steam generator. .... It is also made by reducing a solution of methanol and concentrated hydrochloric acid with iron powder, giving water ...

www.weforum.org/agenda/2015/03/how-is-methane-formed

Mar 9, 2015 ... Methane is a potent greenhouse gas, second only to carbon dioxide in its capacity to trap heat in Earth's atmosphere for a long time. The gas ...

www.esrl.noaa.gov/gmd/infodata/lesson_plans/Methane%20gas%20Production.pdf

Infroduction: The production of methane gas from biomass (standing vegetation ... At the same time, materials are being made that feed the methane generator.

www.thinkglobalgreen.org/METHANE.html

Methane (CH4) is by far the most important non-CO2 greenhouse gas - a ... Methane is created naturally near the Earth's surface by microorganisms by the ...

www.scientificamerican.com/article/methane-on-mars-titan

Jan 15, 2009 ... If the methane ever ran out, temperatures would drop, nitrogen gas .... Titan's methane would be easier to understand: the moon formed in the ...

www.britannica.com/science/methane

methane: colourless odourless gas that occurs abundantly in nature and as a product of certain human activities. Methane is the simplest member of the paraffin ...

www2.usgs.gov/faq/node/4451

Methane (a gas composed of carbon and hydrogen) is produced two ways. The first is through biologic decomposition of organic matter at shallow depths.

www.mnn.com/earth-matters/climate-weather/stories/6-surprising-sources-of-methane

Sep 24, 2012 ... Most of the methane that humans emit comes from natural gas, landfills, ... There's good news, though: The semiconductor industry has made ...

www.epa.gov/ghgemissions/overview-greenhouse-gases

Apr 14, 2017 ... Gases that trap heat in the atmosphere are called greenhouse gases. ... Methane emissions also result from livestock and other agricultural ...

www.edf.org/methane-other-important-greenhouse-gas

Methane is a potent greenhouse gas -- it damages our climate when it's released during natural gas production and distribution.