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18 Aug 2022    Journal Articles
Fernández-Amador, Octavio , Francois, Joseph , Oberdabernig, Doris , Tomberger, Patrick


Methane emissions: Not just some other guy

Methane emissions: Not just some other guy

New column on WoxEU by WTI's Director and Researchers Octavio Fernández-Amador, ​​​​​​​Joseph Francois, Doris Oberdabernig, Patrick Tomberger

Methane emissions are responsible for a substantial amount of global warming, but receive much less attention than carbon dioxide emissions. This column highlights the relationship between economic growth, trade, and anthropogenic methane emissions found in recent research. There is a strong relative decoupling of methane emissions from economic growth, though with sectoral heterogeneity. International organisations should foster collaboration on improving technologies to mitigate methane emissions.

Authors: Octavio Fernández-AmadorJoseph FrancoisDoris OberdabernigPatrick Tomberger 

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Methane emissions: Not just some other guy