31 Mar '16, 2am

National Academy of Sciences estimates that veganism can save the world:

Actually, the report says that by reducing red meat we may “reduce” global warming relative to the path that we currently follow. Let us not pretend that we may “avoid” global warming by this action alone. When it comes to diet, other action is required. Many of our preferred fruits and vegetables, for example, inflict the same environmental impact as many meats. Bananas and mangoes imported from across the ocean result in unnecessarily high GHG emissions, the production of cashews and almonds requires even more water than chicken, and many crops require a great deal of land and resources to produce relative to better options. Certain meats, such as wild fish and game, produce no GHG emissions and may be acquired from lands that have never been converted to agricultural purpose–a win for our air as well as our wildlife. Yet mainstream veganism refuses to recognize such ben...

Full article: http://www.ecorazzi.com/2016/03/22/national-academy-of-sc...

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