Production of Methane and Ethylene from Plastic

Production of methane and ethylene from plastic in the environment.
'Plastic is known to release a variety of chemicals during degradation, which has a negative impact on biota. Here, we show that the most commonly used plastics produce two greenhouse gases, methane and ethylene, when exposed to ambient solar radiation.'
(PLOS ONE, San Francisco) >

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

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  • David Berghouse
    published this page in Climate News 2022-03-02 08:33:57 +1100