Methane Concentrations Are Rising In Our Atmosphere

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Heard On The Morning Show
Horicon Marsh
Horicon Marsh in Waupun has been recognized as a Wetland of International Importance by the Ramsar Convention of the United Nations. Dave (CC BY-NC-ND)

A team of researchers recently discovered that half of global methane emissions come from aquatic ecosystems, which are mostly human-made. We talk with one of the authors about why concentrations of this greenhouse gas are rising in the atmosphere and what this means for climate change.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Courtney Everett Producer
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Judith Rosentreter Guest