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Planet-warming methane from livestock underestimated – study

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Revised calculations of methane produced per head of cattle show that global livestock emissions in 2011 are 11% higher than estimates based on data from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change

PARIS, France (Oct. 1, 2017) — Emissions of the greenhouse gas methane from livestock are larger than previously thought, posing an additional challenge in the fight to curb global warming, scientists said Friday, September 29. Continue reading Planet-warming methane from livestock underestimated – study