Dear ASCers,

The latest podcast from Up Close is now available.

"Giving off gas: Agriculture's role in 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

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Happy listening!



Dyani Lewis, PhD

Producer, Science and Technology
Up Close Podcast
The University of Melbourne
ph: +61 3 9035 4268
mob: +61 405 182 678


Dyani Lewis, PhD

Freelance science writer and broadcaster
p: +61 405 182 678