Agricultural Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Many of us in the bread belt are unaware that the agricultural sector is a significant contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. The World Resources Institute has released a graph that charts the emissions from 1990 to 2007 (below). To see an interactive version, check it out on Google labs.

Climate Analysis Indicators Tool (CAIT), World Resources Institute. 2010. Accessed via EarthTrends Delivered - http://earthtrendsdelivered.org. Created with Google's Public Data Explorer - http://www.google.com/publicdata/home.

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