In this episode, we check out how scientists are turning to everything from drones to high-resolution satellites in the battle to keep methane inside the nation’s natural gas infrastructure and out of the atmosphere.
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Stories in this episode
- The Hunt for Methane Leaks Goes High-Tech
Scientists are turning to everything from drones to high-resolution satellites in the battle to keep methane inside the nation's natural gas infrastructure and out of the atmosphere.
- Why Does Pennsylvania Have Only a Handful of Natural Lakes?
Pennsylvania has a lot of groundwater and gets a ton of rain every year. But when it comes to lakes, we're sorely lacking. So what's up with that?
- What’s New at Allegheny County’s Nine County Parks
In an era of dwindling public revenues, Allegheny County has had to get creative to keep one of the largest county park systems in the Northeast looking like one of the best.
- Why Methane is Such a Potent Greenhouse Gas
For all the attention carbon dioxide gets in the conversation about climate change, methane is up to 100 times more powerful a greenhouse gas. And the reason why has a lot to do with how it absorbs sunlight.
- This New Climate Change App Lets You Team Up With NASA Scientists
ISeeChange's new mobile app allows you to link your observations about climate and weather with NASA's satellite mapping of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere.