David Lindsay: I wonder how nitrogen fertilizer on a lawn becomes a green house gas.
Here is what came up on Google:
Synthetic FertilizersFurthermore, the lawn does not need, or can hold, the amount of nitrogen in the fertilizer. Soil microbes will then turn this additional nitrogen into nitrous oxide gas, a greenhouse gas that has 300 times the heat-trapping ability of CO2.
May 11, 2020