Tag Archive for 'methane emissions'

Huge store of greenhouse gases to be released with thawing permafrost

December 4th, 2011 by Nature

As Arctic temperatures rise, the permafrost will thaw, releasing greenhouse gases that will accelerate the warming of the planet. But no one knows by how much or how quickly. Forty-one international experts seek to pin that down in a Comment piece in Nature. Permafrost thaw will release the same order of magnitude of carbon as […]

Climate Change: Opportunities and Threats for Dairy Farming

September 6th, 2010 by Andrew Casebow

There were less than 3 billion people in the world when I was born 60 years ago, but now there are more than 6.7 billion people and it is anticipated that the population will rise beyond 9 billion before 2050.  This is the main driving force of increasing ‘Greenhouse Gas’ (GHG) emissions and the phenomenon […]