Cows ‘could bring clean heat to 750,000 UK homes’

Almost 109 biomethane green gas production sites are currently connected to Britain’s gas grid, new report suggests

Seaweed to feed the Northern Irish ‘Dairy Girls’

Feeding seaweed to cows could cut emissions by 30% a new study has found

‘All cows will be using toilets in a few years’ – for the climate…

A new study reveals that if 80% of cows were potty-trained, it could cut ammonia emissions by up to 50%

US dairy farms to milk carbon savings through sustainable cooling programme

New partnership will see the integration of more energy efficient and economically-viable cooling systems in line with the Net Zero Initiative

Crypto powered by cow manure?

Bury-based crypto mining company is running its computers using cow manure and other renewable energies

Could wind turbines be killing cows?

Some farmers in France believe electromagnetic fields coming from electrical infrastructure could be causing high rates of animal mortality

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Dairy farms moove towards carbon free future

Arla Foods has unveiled plans to become completely carbon neutral by 2050

Dairy cows enjoy air-con luxury in Qatar’s desert

Dairy cows are the unlikely inhabitants of huge air-conditioned sheds in the deserts of Qatar. A dairy business is aiming to provide the country’s milk after trade boycotts from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Egypt and Bahrain cut off its supply. Baladna Farm, located about 55 kilometres from the capital city of Doha, uses the […]

Poop-power hydrogen gets things moo-ving in Japan

Japanese cars could soon be driving around powered by poop rather than petrol. That’s according to researchers at industrial gas manufacturer Air Water, who say converting manure from cows, pigs and chickens into hydrogen on the dairy farming island of Hokkaido could potentially help decarbonise the region’s transport sector. In January, the Environmental Preservation Centre […]

‘Super grass’ to cut cow burp and fart emissions

Scientists aim to reduce the 90 million tonnes of methane cows produce by burping and farting each year by developing a new type of grass. They say the “super grass” will be digested more efficiently by cattle so will produce less gas but more milk. The £1.6 million project, which is expected to be ready […]