Methane and Climate Change: Scientists Struggle to Solve Four Corners Mystery

April 14, 2015 4:19 PM

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Back in October, scientists discovered that the Four Corners region of the United States was a methane "hot spot," releasing large amounts of the greenhouse gas. And amidst the battle against climate change, scientists are still struggling to solve this methane mystery.

It's hard to imagine how until recently we could have missed a 2,500-square-mile cloud of methane hovering above the Four Corners region of the Southwest - where Arizona, Utah, Colorado and New Mexico meet.

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