August 25th, 2011 | by Glenn Meyers
Methane, or CH4, is a substance that comes free of charge in anything ranging from cow farts to landfills and compost piles. In days not that far ago, landfills and dumps used to burn off methane to prevent the hazard of explosions if too much of the gas gathered near an open flame
July 3rd, 2011 | by Tina Casey
We can thank the cows of the world, along with other ruminant livestock, for contributing about 28 percent of global methane emissions related to human activity by dint of their enthusiastic flatulence. Methane capture is one way to get a handle on the situation, but a group of scientists in Australia has chosen to confront the problem at the source.
December 31st, 2009 | by Tina Casey
Cow farts are emerging as a major source of the greenhouse gas methane, but scientists in Australia may be on [&hellip