14th May 2012 Food
Dave Reay, of Edinburgh University and GHGonline, and colleagues
in Europe and the US have estimated the large greenhouse gas emissions
cuts made possible by reducing food waste.
14th July 2004 Historic
David Beerling and colleagues at Sheffield and Bristol Universities,
have cited the role that the non-carbon dioxide gases, like methane
and nitrous oxide, played in past global warming and warned about
28th July 2003 Lettuce
GHGonline.org editor Dave Reay, talks to BBC Radio 4's 'Leading
Edge' program about nitrous oxide and current efforts to better
quantify emissions of this powerful greenhouse gas from agriculture.
28th April 2003 Water
Richard Betts of the Hadley Centre, UK, has warned of the effects
of elevated carbon dioxide on soil water levels. Less water loss
from plants may mean more flooding and more GHG emission from soils.
September 2002 Cooking
Paul Day, an industrial chemist from Kent, UK, has developed a fuel
which could help cut vehicle GHG emissions. The fuel is based on
a mixture of diesel, bean oil and water and has been named Aquafuel.