23 09, 2021

Butane vs Propane: Pros and Cons

2021-09-23T19:34:51+00:00September 23, 2021|Categories: Fossil Fuels, Greenhouse gases|

In 2019, India became the world’s second-largest consumer of a new type of fuel called liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). The government of India has promoted its use across the country. It says that LPG, made from propane and butane, can transform lives. But which is better when comparing propane vs butane? The gases are similar in many ways, but have [...]

21 09, 2021

How Common Are LNG Exports in Australia?

2021-09-21T15:32:25+00:00September 21, 2021|Categories: Greenhouse gases, Natural gas, Natural gas prices|

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) is natural gas chilled to around -161°C to make it a liquid. The quantity of LNG exports from Australia is the highest in the world. In March 2021, the country’s monthly LNG exports reached record highs. The fossil fuel industry portrays natural gas and its products as a “cleaner” energy source. They say it produces “less [...]

13 09, 2021

What Are the Most Common Types of Greenhouse Gases?

2021-09-13T17:25:28+00:00September 13, 2021|Categories: Global Warming, Greenhouse gases, Natural gas|

Since the mid-nineteenth century, we have been aware that greenhouse gases affect the Earth’s climate. In 1856, an American woman, Eunice Foote, wrote that changing amounts of carbon dioxide (CO2) in the atmosphere could change the climate. Therefore, this concept is nothing new. Yet, we continue to emit more greenhouse gases into the atmosphere every day. What is a greenhouse [...]

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