Fossil fuel apologists hasten to remind us that mother nature produces far more methane than oil and gas producers. But we don’t control the methane released by wetlands and thawing permafrost. Society does have the means to control its production of methane through fossil fuel production and agriculture. And, it is this production and burning that continues to wreck the environment. So the “what about mother nature?” question is a diversion from needed action.
Here are a couple of articles that provide updates on how we are doing. Spoiler: not great.