Dairy Digesters: A Smart Climate Investment

A March 2016 report from California’s Department of Finance showed building dairy digesters to be one of the most financially efficient ways for the state to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. At $8 per ton of carbon reduced, digesters–which capture methane and turn it into biogas–are a bigger bang for the bucks being spent in California’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund than other program except CALFIRE’s Forest Health Program ($4 per ton) and loans for organics and recycling ($4 per ton).

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