Greenhouses & Covering

Agriculture’s Greenhouse Gasses Increase

UN Agency Warns of Rise in Agriculture's Gas

The agriculture greenhouse emissions have doubled in the last 50 years, whether it’s from fisheries, farming or forestry.

Emissions from crop and livestock production grew in 2001 from 4.7 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalents (CO2 eq) to more than 5.3 billion tonnes in 2011 – a 14 per cent increase.

The increase occurred mainly in developing countries, due to an expansion of total agricultural outputs, FAO said

Via UN News Centre, published on April 11, 2014 Click here for the original article. 

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