Meat and dairy industry’s attempt to change how we measure methane emissions would let polluters off the hook

| January 21, 2024 | Leave a Comment

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Date of Publication: january 9

Year of Publication: 2024

Publication City: London, UK

Publisher: The Conversation Trust

Author(s): Tom Higgs, Dmitry Yumashev, Mike Berners-Lee

Lobbyists from major polluting industries were out in force at the recent UN climate summit, COP28. Groups representing the livestock industry, which is responsible for around 32% of global methane emissions, want to increase their use of a new way of measuring these emissions that lets high polluters evade their responsibility to make big emissions cuts.

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