California Update for Tuesday, May 29, 2018

May 29, 2018

Cow burps contribute much more to greenhouse gas emissions than flatulence. UC Davis researchers think adding seaweed to their diet might help reduce those methane emissions.
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• Cows don’t usually eat seaweed. But researchers at UC Davis want to change that in an effort to get the animals to burp smaller amounts of greenhouse gases.

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• California has 13 new state laws on the books so far this year. They range from minor technical changes to responses to some of the year’s most prominent issues.

Today's reporting by Ezra David Romero and Ben Bradford.