23 Aug '16, 7pm

Is California Going to Ban Cows in the Name of Climate Change?

The California Environmental Protection Agency Air Resources Board has issued a “Proposed Short-Lived Climate Pollutant Reduction Strategy” that includes the penultimate statement, California’s dairy and livestock industries account for roughly half of the State’s total methane emissions and about five percent of the State’s overall GHG emissions. About half of the emissions from the State’s 5.5 million total beef and dairy cows come from enteric fermentation (mostly belching), and the other half from manure management practices, primarily lagoon storage of flushed manure from milking cows. So, with targets on the backs of cows, “for dairies, California will aim to reduce methane emissions .. by at least 20 percent in 2020, 50 percent in 2025, and 75 percent in 2030.” One of the many problems with that aim is California dairy cows already “produce low enteric fermentation ...

Full article: http://www.greenbuildinglawupdate.com/2016/08/articles/co...

Tweets

#grafeno #sostenibilidad Is California Going to...

greenbuildinglawupdate.com 22 Aug '16, 12am

The California Environmental Protection Agency Air Resources Board has issued a “Proposed Short-Lived Climate Pollutant Re...

Climate change will be the demise of US national parks

Climate change will be the demise of US nationa...

inhabitat.com 23 Aug '16, 12pm

turns 100 years old, and it’s a good time to reflect on the organization’s genuine dedication and hard work to preserve la...

via @CleanTechnica

via @CleanTechnica

cleantechnica.com 23 Aug '16, 4pm

“Modern civilization, and its massive number of infrastructure-dependent people, is almost entirely reliant upon the delic...

Climate change could be driving U.S. tornadoes southeast

Climate change could be driving U.S. tornadoes ...

inhabitat.com 22 Aug '16, 11am

Rising sea temperatures lead to faster surface evaporation, which, when paired with rapidly rising air, creates more likel...

Is US drought getting worse? No.

epa.gov 22 Aug '16, 1pm

There are many definitions and types of drought. Meteorologists generally define drought as a prolonged period of dry weat...

Flying Cockroaches May Be Coming Soon (You Can Thank Climate Change)

Flying Cockroaches May Be Coming Soon (You Can ...

care2.com 23 Aug '16, 12am

As if the hot, sticky weather isn’t disgusting enough for you, how about having to swat away flying cockroaches? Not that ...

Arctic Refuge Hit With Double-Whammy: Climate C...

ecowatch.com 22 Aug '16, 3pm

The Canning River forms the western boundary of the northern portion of the Arctic Refuge, separating the land owned and m...

Today we celebrate w/ #investors #companies who...

ceres.org 23 Aug '16, 8pm

The nonprofit sustainability group Ceres welcomed today’s passage of California’s signature climate bill, stating it is a ...

Companies and Investors Make Their 1,000th Commitment to Climate Change Action

Companies and Investors Make Their 1,000th Comm...

triplepundit.com 23 Aug '16, 8am

Companies who commit to reporting climate information in their mainstream corporate reports agree to do so using a framewo...

California: Pulling Together for Climate Action Now #climate #policy #ca

California: Pulling Together for Climate Action...

nrdc.org 19 Aug '16, 11pm

Wherever I go, I am proud to call California home . Not only is our state home to the tallest, oldest and biggest trees on...

domain name

domainnamewire.com 23 Aug '16, 1pm

Company files lawsuit in an attempt to regain control of its domain name. NFX LLC, which runs programs to help marketplace...

Mahathir: Climate Change and The End of Man

Mahathir: Climate Change and The End of Man

dinmerican.wordpress.com 27 Aug '16, 9am

Mahathir: Climate Change and The End of Man chedet.cc We now admit that the climate is changing. But we must also be aware...

Climate Change Could Cut Coffee Production by 5...

ecowatch.com 29 Aug '16, 1pm

, rising temperatures and changing rainfall patterns are already impacting coffee crops from Africa to Central America and...

Climate change will cost millennials more than student debt or the Great Recession

Climate change will cost millennials more than ...

grist.org 23 Aug '16, 10pm

It costs a lot to be young in the era of climate change — $187,000 per college-educated millennial, to be precise. That fi...

via @grist

grist.org 26 Aug '16, 8pm

This story was originally published by Mother Jones and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. Long...