Look, there are plenty of things in life to argue about. Which power ranger is the best, whether chocolate or vanilla is better (chocolate, by the way), what really happened at the end of Inception… You know one thing we don’t need to argue about? Whether or not Americans contribute significantly to meat’s impact on global warming. And yet the meat industry and its … [Read more...] about Americans Still Contributing to Meat’s Impact on Global Warming (Obvi)
Meat & Agriculture
Demand for meat has an outsized impact on agriculture. We not only devote enormous resources to livestock, but we also devote a large allocation of land for growing grains and plants for livestock. This category contain the latest news ideas and statistics on meet impact on agricultural practices.
The Amazon Rainforest has been suffering from deforestation for decades, which isn’t doing our environment any favors. Rainforests play a crucial role in slowing global warming, given they absorb a significant amount of CO2 in our atmosphere. It’s a simple equation, really: the more we cut down the rainforests, the more CO2 remains in the air, the hotter our planet gets. … [Read more...] about How Beef Production is Killing the Amazon Rainforest
There's a ton of buzz out there about how cow farts are contributing to global warming. But did you know that most methane emissions from cows and other livestock (like sheep) aren't from flatulence? They're from burping. In fact, up to 95% of methane emissions from cows come from burping... and it's hurting the environment. But before we dive into the impact, let's talk … [Read more...] about Cow Burps and Global Warming: How Gassy Cows are Warming the World