North American Climate LeadershipA road map for global action on methane

Publication - June 14, 2016 - By Environmental Defense Fund, Mario Molina Center, Pembina Institute

The United States, Canada and Mexico are three of the world’s largest oil and gas producing nations and are among the top five methane emitters. Together, they account for nearly 20% of global oil and gas methane pollution.

A new summary report by ICF International identifies the significant opportunity these countries have to work together to reduce their oil and gas methane emissions. This is an opportunity that will make a critical difference in the rate of global warming right now and provide a road map for how other major oil and gas-producing and -consuming nations can reduce these potent emissions.

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