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On World Oceans Day, slash emissions by harvesting seaweed — for cows

Albert Eisenberg writes in The Washington Examiner about one solution to slash emissions.

The C3 Take
  • As the world focuses on emissions reduction efforts, one innovative solution from our oceans may provide a pathway to lowering greenhouse gasses.
  • A study conducted by the Straus Family Creamery in Northern California found that when red seaweed was incorporated in their diets, dairy cows produced less than half their normal amount of emissions.
  • Private sector leadership is creating durable climate solutions.

“The free market is leveraging new technology to come up with ingenious solutions to our environmental problems. These are not always expensive or transformational, but rather incremental and realistic. If we could cut U.S. emissions by several percentage points without massive big government spending schemes, why shouldn’t we?”

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