"Rice an Unlikely Global Warming Culprit"

"Asian rice farmers typically do not fly around the world on holidays or own big-engine cars but scientists say they have an important role to play in helping cut the world's output of greenhouse gases.While much of the globe's focus in the climate change fight is on the burning of fossil fuels and the logging of rainforests, water-logged rice paddies are also a major source of global warming-causing methane."AFP had the story December 5, 2009.

Source: AFP, 12/07/2009