greenhouse emissions

Japan Sets New CO2 Record

November 18, 2008 / No Comments

Japan's greenhouse gas emissions hit a record high making Japan the world's fifth-largest CO2 producer and putting them at risk of an embarrassing failure to meet its Kyoto target over the next four years. The increase of 2.3 percent last year was largely due to the closure of Japan's biggest nuclear power plant after an earthquake. Emissions rose to 1.371 billion ...

Greenhouse Advantages of Kangaroo Farming

August 17, 2008 / 4 Comments

Pretty odd I must say, but a recent study revealed that if Australia is going to farm kangaroos instead of cattle and sheep (to remove 36 million sheep and 7 million cattle by 2020), that could lower the overall greenhouse gases by 3 percent each year. Do you think it's that simple? First of all, Australians won't understand that killing kangaroos ...

Scientists : We Have the Cure for Cow Farts

June 7, 2008 / No Comments

Because scientists think (know) more than half of New Zealand's greenhouse gases are from massive amounts of methane produced from sheep, cattle and deer farts, those same scientists decided to turn off the gas valve genetically. So they did. The Kiwis have managed to map the genome causing those animal belches and gas. Meaning, they have the cure for cow ...