2.13.2008

Daily Green tip (from my son's school Web site)

Eat less meat

Methane is the second most significant greenhouse gas and cows are one of the greatest methane emitters. Their grassy diet and multiple stomachs cause them to produce methane, which they exhale with every breath.

5 comments:

Becky said...

Sheep and lamb too.

The public radio station's science show the other week had an interesting feature on kangaroos as ruminants belching without methane,

http://www.dpi.qld.gov.au/cps/rde/xchg/dpi/hs.xsl/4791_7766_ENA_HTML.htm

Even if I didn't live on a working cattle farm, I'd still think we should focus on the causes of the other 80-85 percent...

Becky said...

Aack.

I think the link was too long,

Kangaroo

wendy said...

Done and done. ;-)

wendy said...

How are things?!

Wendy from Flippin' Sweet

wendy said...

How are things?