[ASC-media] Giving off gas: Agriculture's role in greenhouse emissions (podcast)

Dyani Lewis dyanilewis at gmail.com
Fri May 17 04:19:07 CEST 2013


Dear ASCers,

The latest podcast from Up Close is now available.

"Giving off gas: Agriculture's role in greenhouse emissions"

http://upclose.unimelb.edu.au/episode/247-giving-gas-agriculture-s-role-greenhouse-emissions


Biogeochemist Prof William Horwath explains the impact that modern
agriculture has on greenhouse gas emissions from the soil. Presented by Dr
Shane Huntington..

*"Agriculture is responsible for two-thirds of the nitrous oxide emissions
across the planet, and nitrous oxide contributes close to 20 per cent or so
of the total global warming potential of [greenhouse] gases combined."
-- *Prof.
William Horwath

Check out our other science (and humanities) episodes at
upclose.unimelb.edu.au

Happy listening!

Dyani

-- 

*Dyani Lewis*, PhD
Producer, Science and Technology
Up Close Podcast
The University of Melbourne
ph: +61 3 9035 4268
mob: +61 405 182 678
email: dlewis at unimelb.edu.au
website: upclose.unimelb.edu.au




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*Dyani Lewis*, PhD
Freelance science writer and broadcaster
p: +61 405 182 678
e: dyanilewis at gmail.com
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