18 Jul '11, 3pm

First Takes: Meat's Climate Impacts, SUVs May Get an MPG Break, and More...

First Takes: Meat's Climate Impacts, SUVs May Get an MPG Break, and More...

• Cargo Ships Get Green Guidelines: The International Marine Organizaton on Friday adopted new fuel efficiency standards for cargo ships -- about 50,000 of which ships are responsible for 90 percent of the world's trade. The rules cover new ships built after 2015, and set a target for 10 percent fuel efficiency by 2020, and tightening every five years until 2030, when new ships will be 30 percent more efficient than those built in 2009. • Eat More Lentils, Less Lamb: A new report from the Environmental Working Group takes a lifecycle analysis view of the carbon impacts of meat and vegetables, and finds that lamb and beef are far and away the most carbon-intensive foods among those studied. Lentils and tomatoes have the lowest carbon footprint of the bunch, as the chart below shows. The takeaway, at least from a minimizing-your-carbon-footprint standpoint? Go vegan -- chees...

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