Arctic thaw could rack up quite a bill: $60 trillion
July 25, 2013, 9:30 a.m. by Becky Oskin, LiveScience
The global costs of a sudden Arctic methane release would come from sea level rise, extreme weather events, crop damage and resulting poorer health.
Trove of East Coast gas seeps discovered
June 19, 2013, 10:09 a.m. by Douglas Main, LiveScience
Scientists have located several methane leaks through the seafloor and expect to discover many more throughout the region.
Raptors vs. landfills: Methane burners kill many birds of prey
April 29, 2013, 12:17 p.m. by John Platt
The birds often perch on top of large smokestacks where fatal burns are more likely.
Cow power: Indiana farm uses manure to fuel its dairy trucks
April 5, 2013, 3:42 p.m. by John Platt
Fair Oaks Farms now powers 42 tractor-trailers with compressed natural gas from methane, the largest project of its kind to date.
Fracking vs. beer: Does natural gas exploration threaten America's breweries?
February 1, 2013, 12:04 p.m. by John Platt
If fracking techniques pollute water supplies, what will happen to beer production?
Greenhouse gas emissions hit record levels in 2011
November 20, 2012, 10:06 a.m. by John Platt
Carbon dioxide levels are now at 390.9 parts per million, well above what scientists consider the tipping point for the effects of climate change.
Mars methane mystery not solved yet
November 5, 2012, 10:32 a.m. by Mike Wall, SPACE.com
Methane concentrations in the Martian atmosphere may vary somewhat by region and over time.
Mars methane mystery: Rover may find clues
October 24, 2012, 10:58 a.m. by Leonard David, SPACE.com
Scientists aren't so much interested if methane is on Mars but in its 'variability' from either the soil or organic compounds.
Tons of methane lurk beneath Antarctic ice
August 29, 2012, 2:10 p.m. by Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Studying the methane-releasing microbes along with the continent's geology, scientists estimated how much greenhouse gas could form under Antarctica.