Methane gas emissions from animal husbandry


It has been estimated that cattle generate 60 million tons of methane gas each year, contributing significantly to the greenhouse effect. Domestic animals were the third largest source of Canadian methane emissions in 1990, being 27% of 3.7 megatonnes.

Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 13: Climate ActionGOAL 15: Life on Land
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
04.10.2020 – 22:48 CEST