dairy cows

Top Tweets
Hollywood’s quest to cut carbon emissions
Amid LNG’s Gulf Coast expansion, community hopes to stand in its way
Google's emissions soar due to AI energy demands
Shell pauses Rotterdam biodiesel plant construction
dairy cows methane emissions
Image by David Mark from Pixabay

Pennsylvania dairy farmers can get grant money to reduce methane

A team at Penn State received a $25 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to study reduction in dairy farm methane emissions by using what the agency calls “climate-smart” practices.

cow burps climate solutions

A global rush is on to reduce cow burps — and help save the world from climate change

Overall, livestock production accounts for roughly 15% of greenhouse gas emissions, with the bulk of that coming from cows and their burps. But in response to that fact, a surprising fix — mixing in powdered red algae daily into traditional cow feed — has been discovered.

Newsletter
Can a vaccine for cows slash methane emissions?

Can a vaccine for cows slash methane emissions?

It’s early stages, but several startups are working on vaccines that would target the microbes in cows’ digestive systems that generate methane.
climate impacts dairy farming

Climate change is coming for the dairy industry

As a result of rising global temperatures, the heat stress of livestock, which arises from combinations of air temperature, humidity, solar radiation, and wind speed could increase.

Newsletter
Could dairy cows make up for California's Aliso Canyon methane leak?
insideclimatenews.org

Could dairy cows make up for California's Aliso Canyon methane leak?

A nearly $120 million settlement, if approved, aims to mitigate the climate impact of one of the largest U.S. natural gas leaks. Its method is raising some eyebrows.
ORIGINAL REPORTING
MOST POPULAR
CLIMATE