Catherine Clifford of CNBC reports on Windfall Bio, a company that is addressing emissions from agriculture.
- Windfall Bio has developed methane eating microbes, also known as methanotrophs.
- The company is testing these microbes on dairy farms, where the microbes will eat the methane from cow manure and capture nitrogen from the air to make a fertilizer.
- This process reduces the emissions from methane, which nearly 80 times more potent than carbon dioxide, while saving farmers money on fertilizer, a critical and expensive commodity.
- Private sector innovation is creating climate progress.
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