Tag: methane

  • How much do cows fart?

    I found this two-minute clip on Grist which shows how much cows fart in 2 hours. Spoiler: A lot!   A paper was published in Nature Climate Change in October 2015¬†which finds the temperature increase for parts of the Middle East is projected to exceed the level which humans can tolerate by the end of…

  • Insects, anyone?

    When my sister and I were little, our Thai nanny fried up some grasshoppers for us to eat. I can’t remember what they tasted like but I remember the experience well: it was fun and exciting. We caught the grasshoppers and she cooked them. There is a word for the practice of eating insects. It…