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Methane Gas

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Carbon = chemically C
Hydrogen = chemically H
Carbon holds 4 atoms of H
= CH4 = methane
natural occurrences of methane CH4 - nature education gives you the knowledge to understand nature conservation
Methane is the simplest alkane, and component of natural gas. Burning methane with oxygen produces carbon dioxide + water. Earth always had a lot of methane. Naturally it exists as a gas form.
The famous Italian Alessandro Volta has published his findings about methane in 1778.
Most of us know Volta, because the Volt = V was named after him.

Methane is a very potent greenhouse gas and is partly responsible for Earth's changing climate.
In the 17th century about 700 ppb = parts per billion of methane was measured in Earth's Atmosphere.
At the end of the last century, about 1700 ppb were counted.
2015 up to 1960 ppb methane are in Earth's atmosphere.
methane levels are rising, in the last decades methane in Earth's air his risen sharply
methane or natural gas is hot, twenty- three times more potent as greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide Scientists say that this level is
the highest in 300000 years.
Methane is about 23 times more potent than CO2. Read more about CO2 carbon dioxide

The greatest danger is a very large amount of methane bound in methane clathrates in Earth's ocean floors.
methane in the Earth crust, changing our weather, our climate, learn online about nature conservation, update your nature education This methane "ice" is melting because of higher ocean temperatures.
The higher the temperature in our oceans is rising, the faster the methane is bubbling up!
Scientists used a remote camera off the shore of Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada, where methane ice is thawing seeping from the seafloor through cracks and faults. The video shows sea animals got partly frozen by contact.

Earth's crust holds a lot of methane. Humans produce methane as a person and humans are responsible for the creation of methane in our landfills.
The growing amount of livestock, needed as human food, are producing methane by enteric fermentation. All livestock on Earth produce annually about 80 million metric tons of methane. That is about 30% of global methane emissions from human-related activities. An adult cow emits about 200 lbs of methane.
The US raises about 100 million cattle - 1.2 billion large livestock on Earth - most of them to feed humans. The U.S. is one of the largest methane producers, cattle emit about 20% of all U.S. methane emissions.

Nevada Gov. Jim Gibbons had a very good idea to reduce methane gas emissions. He wants to eliminate landfills in the state and instead recycle as much waste as possible and use the rest to generate energy. Gov. Gibbons:"There have been huge leaps in recycling technology - we can conserve natural resources, create clean energy and create jobs by looking at landfills not as places where we bury our trash, but as places where recycling and energy recovery begin."
BSB Science chemistry: methane chart showing the sharp rise in methane in the last decades, changing earth climate as one of the strongest greenhouse gases
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BSB Science chemistry: methane chart showing the different methane gas sources. More usage in the last decades leads to higher levels, changing earth climate as one of the strongest greenhouse gases
This graphic shows: Global Methane Emissions from Human Activities

Methane = CH4 is a gas formed as part of the process of coal formation coalification. When coal is mined methane is released from the coal seam and the surrounding disturbed rock strata. Methane can also be released as a result of natural erosion or faulting.
Methane is highly combustible. It is a potent greenhouse gas = GHG 23 times more harmful than carbon dioxide CO2. Tackling methane emissions is therefore an important step in meeting the challenge of climate change. Methane can also act as a valuable source of energy- it is the principal constituent of natural gas.

Science chemistry: methane ice map of arctic showing thawing of methane ice releasing methane gas. Higher ocean temperatures in the last decades lead to higher methane levels, changing earth climate as one of the strongest greenhouse gases
Map of Arctic showing methane ice thawing because of warmer ocean temperatures.

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