Wednesday's insights: Animal farm, the pollution edition
Plus, countries up their game on carbon storage, but the costs seem prohibitive.
. . . . Ah, life on the farm. Friendly folk. Fresh air. Cute animals. Scenic countryside. OK, let’s get real. A truer picture is methane-producing cows, belching tractor exhaust and deadly dust from fertilizer and pesticides. In fact, a study just published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences found that almost 18,000 U.S. deaths a yea…