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New Zealand targets cow burps to help reduce global warming – ABC News

PALMERSTON NORTH, New Zealand — How do you stop a cow from burping? It might sound like the start of a humorous riddle, but it’s the subject of a huge scientific inquiry in New Zealand. And the answer could have…

New Zealand targets cow burps to help reduce global warming – Corvallis Gazette-Times

By NICK PERRY – Associated Press PALMERSTON NORTH, New Zealand (AP) — How do you stop a cow from burping? It might sound like the start of a humorous riddle, but it’s the subject of a huge scientific inquiry in…

Australia’s methane emissions, the Global Methane Pledge and COP27

Image: KarryosMethane inventories in select fossil fuel basins (size of bubble = Mt CH4/yr), coverage of satellite data (x-axis, relative to total country emissions) and annual trend rate since 2019 (y-axis). A report on global methane emissions by Karryos shows…

Climate bits – ASBMB Today

From metabolic engineering to use, bacteria to extract rare earth elements to feeding cattle diets that minimize their methane emission, biochemistry research can shed light on climate and sustainability. Contributing writer Meg Taylor rounded up some recent research findings for…

Australia commits to signing Global Methane Pledge

Australia committed today to sign on to the Global Methane Pledge to cut methane emissions by 30 percent by 2030 based on 2020 levels. Australia will join 122 other countries in signing the pledge. Climate Change Minister Chris Bowen released…

Climate change: Can an enormous seaweed farm help curb it? – BBC

She says there are less technologically challenging ways of giving nature a nudge, such as growing more trees and hedgerows and protecting habitats such as peatlands that naturally hold carbon. But, first and foremost, she says: “We need to not…

On New Zealand farm, scientists reduce cow burps with an eye on global warming – NBC News

PALMERSTON NORTH, New Zealand — More than a dozen calves wait at a research farm in New Zealand to be fed Kowbucha, a punnily named probiotic that studies show reduces burps — or methane emissions. The Kowbucha powder is blended…

New Cow Fart Pill Fighting Global Warming – Zinc 96.1 FM – Zinc 96.1

Australian scientists have created a ‘miracle’ pill that cuts the methane cows produce. For the first time ever, the seaweed supplement pill has finally made its way overseas almost a decade after being discovered in Australia. The pill that was…

Breakthrough Means Polyethylene Bags and Jugs Can Finally be Upcycled to Solve Several Problems at Once

Notorious plastic bags and containers can finally be upcycled, thanks to a new technique for recycling polyethylene bags and food packaging into valuable starter materials for high-value plastics and chemicals. Polyethylene plastics are used to make plastic bags, shampoo bottles, and many products that are extremely difficult to recycle. In fact, only 14 percent of […]

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Victoria cut emissions by 29.8% on 2005 levels by 2020. There is a pathway to decarbonisation by 2035 to meet 1.5C target.

The Victorian Premier, Dan Andrews, announced on 20 September that Victoria Smashes Emissions Targets. Victoria achieved a 29.8 per cent emissions cut on 2005 levels up to and including 2020. Victoria had set an Emissions Reduction Target of 15 to 20 per…

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