Problem

Methane gas emissions from animal husbandry

Incidence:
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.
Values:
Emissions
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 15: Life on Land
Date of last update
01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET