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Fixing leaks in Turkmenistan will only do so much

Preventing large-scale leaks of methane from Turkmenistan’s creaking infrastructure would be a welcome sign of emissions-cutting efforts broadening out from carbon dioxide to include other harmful greenhouse gases too. But while Turkmenistan has become somewhat of a poster child for the issue of methane leaks, even bigger reductions would be possible if China, Russia, and the US were to tackle their own problems.

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