atmospheric methane

  • How Do We Know Cows Are So Bad for the Climate?

    How Do We Know Cows Are So Bad for the Climate?

    The meat culture wars have shone a light on the uncomfortable truth: As delicious as they are, hamburgers aren’t so great for the planet. Agriculture makes up one-third of total methane emissions worldwide. While that encompasses a lot of different components, like land use and manure management, emissions from the cows themselves are a huge…