Cow Catalyser Combats Climate Change (new patent)

Although hydrocarbon-burning factories and power stations belching CO2 might be first spring to mind when considering greenhouse-gas emissions, some say another kind of belching, from cows, causes even more damage. A newly patented (1st Dec. 2015) invention from Caldeira et al., entitled ‘Treatment of ruminant exhalations’ suggest that cows’ methane-loaded exhalations might be mitigated if […]

Greenhouse gasses in a greenhouse

An obvious but not-mentioned-as-often-as-you-might-expect place to savor greenhouse gasses is in a greenhouse, especially if you have brought cow manure into that greenhouse. Details of one such observation: “Greenhouse gas emissions from an alkaline saline soil cultivated with maize (Zea mays l.) And amended with anaerobically digested cow manure: a greenhouse experiment“, J. Juárez-Rodríguez, F. […]