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

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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@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@gmail.com 
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