Agriculture / Climate Change / ILRI / Livestock / Research

No simple solution to livestock and climate change

For many people the terms ‘greenhouse gas’ and ‘climate change’ conjure up images of smokestacks billowing noxious clouds, gridlocked traffic, the cracked bottom of a dried-up lake bed, or a polar bear clinging to a melting ice floe.

Rarely do you see images of farmers ploughing fields, planting seeds or feeding animals. Indeed, until recently, agriculture — particularly in developing countries — has been largely absent from climate change discussions.

But farming is a significant contributor to climate change, and also a victim.

Read more [Science Alert]

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