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Rebalancing the global methane budget

A database of the carbon-isotope 'fingerprints' of methane has been used to constrain the contributions of different sources to the global methane budget. The surprising results have implications for climate prediction. See Letter p.88

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Figure 1: Contributors to atmospheric methane.

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Allen, G. Rebalancing the global methane budget. Nature 538, 46–48 (2016). https://doi.org/10.1038/538046a

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