Bernese farmer’s 20 cows provide electricity and heat for several houses — via biogas

“Niklaus Hari converts manure and urine from his 20 cows into energy via a small biogas plant, providing electricity AND HEAT for several houses and a development. ‘The main thing,’ he says, ‘is we need the cows for their [manure].’ This is ANOTHER reason the WEF is so eager to reach the “Post Animal Economy” — only takes a small number of livestock to provide meat, dairy, and manure for fertilizer and energy.”

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Mark Skidmore is Professor of Economics at Michigan State University where he holds the Morris Chair in State and Local Government Finance and Policy. His research focuses on topics in public finance, regional economics, and the economics of natural disasters. Mark created the Lighthouse Economics website and blog to share economic research and information relevant for navigating tumultuous times.

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