The Cow in the Room: Beef is Worse than Cars for the Planet
Cattle-rearing generates more global warming greenhouse gases, as measured in CO2 equivalent, than transportation, and smarter production methods, including improved animal diets to reduce enteric fermentation and consequent methane emissions, are urgently needed….
The livestock business is among the most damaging sectors to the earth’s increasingly scarce water resources, contributing among other things to water pollution from animal wastes, antibiotics and hormones, chemicals from tanneries, fertilizers and the pesticides used to spray feed crops.
CO2 Levels High and Dangerous
How Can We Stop Climate Change?
- Use more plant-based menus in schools and all official functions
- Make the default meal plant-based, even if other options are offered
- For any animal-based ingredients that are used, choose the greener options
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