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HUH? Argentina May Be Putting Cow Farts To Good Use

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.17.2014 | Science

Scientists in Argentina may have just the answer to combat global warming. With cows being responsible for up to 25 percent of the methane gas rele...

Shale Gas Study Showing Minimal Methane Leakage Exposes Rifts in Enviro Movement

Jon Entine | Posted 11.27.2013 | Politics
Jon Entine

Indeed, methane is a potent greenhouse gas, so leaks could theoretically wipe out the documented climate benefits with respect to reduced carbon emissions of natural gas, a comparatively clean fossil fuel.

9 Miners Killed In Russia Coal Mine Blast

Reuters | Posted 04.12.2013 | World

MOSCOW, Feb 11 (Reuters) - An explosion at a Russian coal mine on Monday killed nine people and eight more were feared trapped under rubble at the p...

Astoria Characters: The Wheelchair Gardener

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 10.02.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Kaman Fong, along with other gardeners, is working on a waste-to-energy project she conceived that is designed to turn compost into low-cost and clean, sustainable energy.

'Earth Burp' May Have Caused Mass Extinction

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 09.20.2011 | Green

Researchers seem to keep finding new ways that most of the planet's life could have gone extinct. Researchers at the Nordic Center for Earth Evolut...

Massive Gas Bubbles Sprout From Manure On Dairy Farms

The Wall Street Journal | LAUREN ETTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WINCHESTER, Ind.--Like many of his neighbors, farmer Tony Goltstein has to deal with the aftermath of the dairy bubble. But besides his mounting fi...

Cow Burps, Farts: Controlling Their Methane Emissions (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Cows produce hundreds of liters of methane gas every day, from two bodily functions that are difficult to control-- burps and farts. But now, research...

Farmer Saves $200,000 Powering Farm With Cow Poop | Ayesha Tejpar CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

"It's a pretty simple process. There's not really a lot to it," Saylor said. "Manure comes from the cows, and there's energy left in the manure."...

5 Ways That Bacteria Might Save The World

Huffington Post | Johanna Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Bacteria gets a bad rap. Sure, certain harmful strains such as E. coli and staph occasionally reek havoc in our food chain and hospitals, but overall ...