Cattle urine’s planet-warming power can be curtailed with land restoration

Source: Science Daily

The exceptional climate-altering capabilities of cattle are mainly due to methane, which they blast into the atmosphere during their daily digestive routine. Cattle urine is a lesser-known climate offender. It produces nitrous oxide (N2O), which has warming power far greater than that of carbon dioxide (CO2), the main driver of global warming. A new study shows that these N2O emissions can be significantly curbed by healthy cattle pastures.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/01/190129081922.htm