Dairy groups warn climate regs may lead to ‘exploding cows’

By: - Climate DepotAugust 11, 2016 11:09 AM

California wants to limit the amount of greenhouse gas emitted by belching and farting of 5.5 million cows, but the industry is hitting back with a dose of reality

Dairy cows in California. Methane gas is 25 times more potent than carbon dioxide over a 100-year period, but the industry says it’s ‘nature’s design’ for cows to pass a lot of gas.

Dairy groups blast methane reductions: ‘Cows expel gas so they don’t explode’