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RNG: Zero Scope 1 Emissions and Negative Carbon Intensity
March 02, 2021 | By Shashi Menon, EcoEngineersIf we want to get serious about climate change, it is critical we address our over-reliance on fossil fuels, which are a primary driver of greenhouse gas emissions. Whether it’s diesel, gasoline, kerosene, propane, or coal, burning these sources of fuel emits carbon into the atmosphere, disrupts the naturally-occurring carbon cycle in our ecosystem, and fundamentally threatens our way of life.
However, recycling the carbon already in the atmosphere prevents the extraction and combustion of fossilized carbon sources.
Save the Earth and Make Some Money?
January 28, 2021 | By Katelyn AllenThere has been much talk about the Biden administration’s goal for rural America to play a leading role in combatting climate change, but farmers are still understandably curious and cautious about what those opportunities might mean. Specifically, how the dairy industry’s good environmental work could provide additional revenue for producers might take a number of paths.
An Environmental and Economic Path Toward Net Zero Dairy Farm Emissions
January 27, 2021 | By Katherine Devine, Director of Business Case Development, The Markets InstituteIn this business case, analysis conducted by The Markets Institute @ WWF—based on assumptions and data shared by stakeholders in the dairy industry—demonstrates that achieving net zero greenhouse gas emissions for large farms is possible with the right practices, incentives, and policies within five years. If businesses also step up to make investments and collaborate with dairy farmers in their supply chain, the potential to reach these goals can become even more tangible.
Maybe Messy at First, Manure Digesters Can Pay Off
January 26, 2021 | By Dairy Business AssociationDairy farmers are always searching for ways to diversify and add value to their businesses. Many are quickly seeing benefits of using manure as an alternative revenue source.