“Cows’ Role in Global Warming Seen Overlooked in Climate Talks”

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http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-12-20/cows-role-in-global-warming-seen-overlooked-in-climate-talks.html

Cattle and other ruminants are probably the biggest human-related source of methane, a gas adding to global warming, and climate negotiators have paid too little attention to livestock, a team of researchers said.

Pigs and poultry, which have different digestive systems, produce less methane than ruminants, according to the report.

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Beef and dairy products look as though they will have to rise in price, to reflect the environmental impact of ruminants, but chicken and pork are less challenged.

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