Argentina raises a whole lot of cows, and they raise a whole lot of burps. When you’ve got four stomachs and eat plants all day, gas happens. That gas is mostly methane, and each cow belches about 300 liters of it daily. It’s a polluting greenhouse gas, but it’s also fuel. Argentinos want to use all that gas to power up their cars – or maybe even cook up all that beef.
“Argentine scientists tap cow burps for natural gas,” Maximiliano Rizzi, Reuters
“El gas de las vacas puede alimentar un motor,” INTA Informa
Reuters video here
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