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Oil and gas production is contributing even more to global warming than was thought, study finds

Gas is flared as waste at a California fracking facility in 2014.

Now, a new study finds that methane emissions from fossil fuels are between 25% and 40% larger than past research had estimated, revealing that oil and gas production is contributing far more to warming the planet than previously thought. But the authors say the findings are not all bad news. …

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