Banned industrial solvent sheds new light on methane mystery

Source: Science Daily

Since 2007, scientists have been searching to find the cause of a sudden and unexpected global rise in atmospheric methane, a potent greenhouse gas, following almost a decade in which concentrations had stayed relatively constant. A new paper investigates one possibility: a rise and fall in the concentration of the substance that destroys methane in the atmosphere, the hydroxyl radical.

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