July 09, 2008
It seems as though Manbearpig Algore is getting traction with his alarms about global warming. Scientists in Argentina are busy collecting cow gases to study methane gas.
Experts said the slow digestive system of cows makes them a key producer of methane, a potent greenhouse gas that gets far less public attention than carbon dioxide.
In a bid to understand the impact of the wind produced by cows on global warming, scientists collected gas from their stomachs in plastic tanks attached to their backs.
The Argentine researchers discovered methane from cows accounts for more than 30 per cent of the country's total greenhouse emissions.
I would hate to have to change that can.
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