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Reducing methane emissions will have a rapid and significant effect on the rate of climate change. Scientific evidence detailing how best to measure, monitor, and mitigate methane emissions from the oil and gas industry will help set limits to protect health and meet US climate goals.

Poor populations in the tropics will likely experience large variations in monthly temperature in the next decades, according to a new report.
A federal report strengthens global climate change findings, giving policymakers evidence to develop responses, said Rush Holt, CEO of AAAS.
President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement puts future generations at risk and leaves the nation without a plan to mitigate the impact of climate change on society, said Rush Holt, CEO of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, on June 1.