Heroes of the 21st Century

Behind “Part 1: The Methane Chronicles”

“Part 1: The Methane Chronicles” follows members of *CATALYST* as they seek to help a variety of experts put a stop to dangerous methane emissions.

Read some of the articles and meet some of the real experts that inspired the episodes:


“Capping methane-spewing oil wells, one hole at a time”
by Nick Ehli
July 1, 2021
The Washington Post

“An Empire of Dying Wells”
by Zachary R. Mider and Rachel Adams-Heard
October 12, 2021
Bloomberg News

“The Methane Hunters”
by Zachary R. Mider
August 20, 2021
Bloomberg News

“It’s a Vast, Invisible Climate Menace. We Made it Visible”
by Jonah M. Kessel and Hiroko Tabuchi
December 12, 2019
The New York Times

“More Than 30 Countries Join U.S. Pledge to Slash Methane Emissions”
by Lisa Friedman
October 11, 2021
The New York Times


In this video, Clean Air Task Force includes a clear and well-presented summary of the methane challenge.

Meet the Heroes

Check back here soon for video interviews with the experts who are finding the methane leaks, and working to keep more methane from getting into the atmosphere.

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