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The two things you should know about methane
Mar 6, 2018
In New Zealand, as in the rest of the world, the climate change conversation tends to focus on fossil fuels and renewable energy. But, asks Kieran Martin, when methane in the atmosphere can do far more damage than carbon dioxide, shouldn’t we thinking harder about cows?
This article discusses that cows don’t add more carbon to the air; they amplify the effect of the carbon that is already there and the methane they produce breaks down in a human timeframe – and that’s a huge opportunity for change.