Report or Study:  Production of methane and ethylene from plastic in the environment]

Date:  2018

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PLOS ONE study results show that plastics represent a heretofore unrecognized source of climate-relevant trace gases that are expected to increase as more plastic is produced and accumulated in the environment.

Topics:  Air Quality, Climate Change, Climate Change, Methane, Natural Gas, Plastics

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Report or Study Link:   https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0200574

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Article Link/URL:   https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0200574