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Thursday, September 26, 2013

Livestock is major contributor to global warming: UN

Livestock is major contributor to global warming: UN
Rome (AFP) Sept 26, 2013 - Livestock farming makes up 14.5 percent of all human-caused greenhouse gas emissions, the UN food agency said Thursday, proposing solutions like breeding less-flatulent types of cows. The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) said the methane from livestock every year was equivalent to around 144 million tonnes of oil - enough to power the whole of South Africa. The Rome-based agency ... morehttp://www.seeddaily.com/reports/Livestock_is_major_contributor_to_global_warming_UN_999.html

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