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Re: [school-discuss] FOSS -- environmental friendly -- methane
What puzzles me is... Don't we want *more* atmospheric carbon to become "fixed"
rather than less. Phil seems confused. Unless his grass is floating around
in the atmosphere. :)
Quoting the thread:
> On Tuesday 24 August 2004 4:47 am, Phil Driscoll wrote:
> > Whilst not wanting to start a flame war - releasing still more CO2 into
> > atmosphere - remember that these cows are eating vegetation which only a
> > few months earlier was fixing carbon from the atmosphere, and whilst there
> > is undeniably a vast quantity of gaseous bovine output, there is no net
> > increase in carbon in the atmosphere as a result of this (unless someone
> > has worked out a way to feed cattle on coal or oil).