CLEAR Center Director Frank Mitloehner Speaks with Irish Oireachtas Committee on Methane

Dr. Frank Mitloehner, CLEAR Center director and UC Davis professor and Cooperative Extension air quality specialist, joined University of Oxford professor of physics, Dr. Myles Allen, and other climate scientists to testify at a special meeting of the Irish Joint Orieachtas Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine. The meeting focused on how methane emissions – including those from animal agriculture – should be considered and calculated by the country.

Dr. Mitloehner guests on Food Chain Chats Podcast

CLEAR Center Director Dr. Frank Mitloehner joins host Andy Vance on the Food Chain Chats podcast where they discuss sustainability in livestock farming, rethinking methane — from liability to asset with proper management, and the importance of farmers communicating what they do and why they do it. 

UC Davis students campaign to change mascot from horse to cow

Recently UC Davis students voted to change the University's mascot from Gunrock the horse to a cow. The campaign acknowledges the importance of agriculture to the school's identity. CLEAR Center Director Dr. Mitloehner is quoted in an article by Sahalie Donaldson in The Chronicle of Higher Education which details the campaign and its impetus, as well as hurdles to actually changing mascots. 

Agriculture can play ‘powerful’ part in reducing greenhouse gases, speaker says

MANHATTAN, Kan. – A University of California, Davis professor who has spent nearly two decades studying the relationship between the livestock industry and air quality told a crowd of nearly 800 at Kansas State University Monday that agriculture can be a powerful part of the solution in reducing greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.