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Air Quality – Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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Records show the earth is getting warmer, and scientists believe this is due to Carbon Dioxide, Nitrous Oxide and Methane accumulating in the upper atmosphere and insulating the earth. 

This phenomenon is known as the Greenhouse Effect and the gases are called the Greenhouse Gases (GHG). If the earth continues to get warmer, the consequent changes in season and rainfall will have a significant effect on agriculture.

BPEX is helping the English Pig Industry to reduce its Greenhouse Gas emissions in various ways:

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