Here's why farting and belching cows are warming up the planet

New data from a U.S. government study says that gassy and burping cows are warming the planet much more than previously thought

    2017/10/03

NSFW    WASHINGTON — Methane emissions from cattle are much higher than previously thought, according to a new U.S. government funded study.

Research published in the journal Carbon Balance and Management says that previous data on methane emissions from livestock were off by 11%

Methane gas absorbs much more sunlight than carbon dioxide, and as a result, is a significant contributor to rising global temperatures.

Previous research failed to account for developments in land and animal use, reported Forbes.
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