Is seaweed the solution to climate change?

The movement to fight climate change is heavily focused on reducing global carbon emissions, but not enough focus is placed on reducing emissions of gas that traps 86 times heat: methane (UN IPCC). However, recent groundbreaking discoveries have been made on means of decreasing global methane emissions, particularly from perhaps one of the most overlooked sources: cow burps. Scientists from the University of California have found that the solution is in the seaweed - altering cow’s diets by adding the underwater plant to their feed may just be the next big solution to halt climate change.

Sources:

https://climatechange.ucdavis.edu/news/can-seaweed-cut-methane-emissions-on-dairy-farms/

https://caes.ucdavis.edu/news/articles/2018/may/can-seaweed-cut-methane-emissions-on-dairies

http://www.fao.org/in-action/enteric-methane/background/en/

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/2019/08/forests-of-seaweed-can-help-climate-change-without-fire/

https://www.nationalgeographic.com/culture/food/the-plate/2016/11/seaweed-may-be-the-solution-for-burping-cows/

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-bad-of-a-greenhouse-gas-is-methane/

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