Canada’s Methane Emissions Are Likely Undercounted, And That Makes Them Harder To Cut

CBC News

April 15, 2021

Dave Risk has spent a lot of time hunting down methane, a colourless and odourless gas that’s notoriously difficult to sniff out. Methane is a particularly damaging greenhouse gas that forms 13 per cent of Canada’s total emissions, and the federal government has a multi-million dollar plan to reduce methane emissions to help meet its climate targets. Risk heads the FluxLab at St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia, and his team of researchers drive out to thousands of oil and gas sites in Western Canada to measure methane at the source… Read Full Article