What is a Dairy Digester and How Does it Affect Methane Emissions?

Dairies typically use lagoons to help manage manure from cattle. These lagoons produce methane, a greenhouse gas that affects our climate. In recent years, California dairies have been working with state agencies to implement new ways to manage manure and reduce the amount of methane being released into the atmosphere. One way is by using dairy digesters. 

It’s time to stop comparing meat emissions to flying

The comparison between livestock and aviation has many nuances, and many times those details get lost in conversations around climate change. The impact of emissions from cattle is often overstated, while aviation's effect on the planet's warming is understated.