1577: Grazed cattle are carbon negative
This is summarised from a blog by Peter Ballerstedt on the ‘Grass Based Health’ website:
Year of Publication2012
For every pound of carbon “emitted” by a cow on grass, 3.2 pounds of carbon are fixed in plant roots, uneaten plant debris, or the cow herself or her calf.
This item is categorised as follows
- Subject Collection > Livestock & dairy > Dairy production
- Subject Collection > Livestock & dairy > Beef production
- Subject Collection > Environmental impact > Climate change
- Subject Collection > Greenhouse Gas > Carbon Capture & Storage
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