High-impact, low-profile: Reducing methane emissions

Not all greenhouse gases (GHGs) are created equal. Given that methane is a potent but short-lived greenhouse gas compared to carbon dioxide, reducing methane emissions will yield faster-acting effects to mitigate global warming. Here’s how Canada’s oil and gas industry is reducing emissions, what the industry will do next and how other methane-emitting industries can follow suit.

Methane emission sources in Canada