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Climate change: what super-emitting events are and why it is so important to control them for the future of the planet

When we talk about global warming, all fingers are often pointed at the same culprit: carbon dioxide (CO₂), a gas we produce when we burn fossil fuels like coal, oil, and gas.

But according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), more than a quarter of the so-called “greenhouse effect” is caused by another gas: methane (CH4). You may have heard about the environmental problem that cows generate when they burp. Well, that’s methane, the main component of natural gas, which is produced by the decomposition or putrefaction of organic matter.

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