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 & Our Environment
Meat is one of the largest impacts on the environment. It's not only a significant factor in climate change, it's also one of the largest uses of our arable land via both livestock & grain cultivation. This category contains posts covering news, statistics and ideas for reducing meet impact on our environment.
You've probably landed here because you're trying to help someone understand the impact of meat on global warming, or you're trying to learn more yourself. A view without fact is just an opinion, but luckily there are tons of facts to support the claims that meat consumption has an impact on the environment. Whether you're a Prius owner or someone who swears they'll never give … [Read more...] about Meat and Global Warming: 8 Popular Studies to Educate Anyone
You’ve heard chatter about meat consumption and the environment — but do you really know the true impact of meat on global warming? Here are 10 crazy statistics about that meat industry and global warming that will have you saying, “WTF”: … [Read more...] about 10 WTF Statistics on the Impact of Meat on Global Warming
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