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How Agriculture Can Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The consumption of meat and dairy accounts for around 15% of total global greenhouse gas emissions. Livestock production is the largest source of global methane and nitrous oxide emissions, two particularly potent greenhouse gases.

A March study by scientists in New Zealand found that agriculture is the primary cause of the recent rise in global methane emissions. The biggest source of methane is enteric fermentation—crudely put, animal belching and flatulence. Another new study released this month by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and University of Colorado found that, while methane from fossil fuel development is much larger than previously believed, biological…

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