18 Jul '11, 10pm

This handy chart shows the climate impact of your food choices: via @nytimes

Environmental Working Group A new study calculates the greenhouse gas emissions related to various food choices. Eating a small cheeseburger for lunch is, in terms of greenhouse gas emissions, equivalent to driving an extra 10 miles. By contrast, eating a serving of lentils would barely get your car out of the driveway, according to a new report released on Monday by the Environmental Working Group, a research organization. The study, “A Meat Eater’s Guide to Climate Change and Health,” highlights the impacts of the nation’s meat addiction and offers a suite of user-friendly online tools to help consumers understand the many-faceted repercussions of their food choices. In particular, the study calculates the “cradle to grave” climate impact for 20 different types of protein, including meat, cheese, seafood, beans, nuts and lentils. These calculations, based on data from th...

Full article: http://green.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/07/18/a-climate-hazar...

Tweets

Eating Meat Helps Warm the Planet, Study Warns ...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 18 Jul '11, 10pm

Environmental Working Group A new study calculates the greenhouse gas emissions related to various food choices. Eating a ...

Want to save the planet while shopping for food...

green.blogs.nytimes.com 18 Jul '11, 10pm

Environmental Working Group A new study calculates the greenhouse gas emissions related to various food choices. Eating a ...

A Climate Hazard, Medium Rare, Please

green.blogs.nytimes.com 18 Jul '11, 10pm

A Climate Hazard, Medium Rare, Please By JOANNA M. FOSTER Environmental Working Group A new study calculates the greenhous...

A Meat-Eater's Guide for Easing Climate Change ...

greenbiz.com 19 Jul '11, 4pm

Of all the things that an individual can do to help slow the process of climate change -- change lightbulbs, turn down the...

Meat Eater's Guide highlights CO2 footprint of ...

e360.yale.edu 18 Jul '11, 4pm

18 Jul 2011: Meat Eater’s Guide Highlights CO2 Footprint of Food Choices Beef, dairy products, and lamb produce the most g...

.@the_daily_green says chicken is the most climate-friendly meat: So what are you having for lunch?

[email protected]_daily_green says chicken is the most clim...

thedailygreen.com 18 Jul '11, 4am

Photo: Dori O'Connell / Istock related articles By Yelena Galstyan We constantly hear the call to eat less meat, but that'...

A Meat-Eater's Guide for Easing Climate Change ...

greenbiz.com 19 Jul '11, 4pm

Of all the things that an individual can do to help slow the process of climate change -- change lightbulbs, turn down the...

High steaks: Meat eaters’ climate impact: via @grist

High steaks: Meat eaters’ climate impact: via @...

grist.org 18 Jul '11, 11pm

Where's the (climate-friendly) beef? The Environmental Working Group (EWG) released the "Meat Eaters Guide to Climate Chan...

Less Meat or More Local Food? Sustainability Calls for Both

Less Meat or More Local Food? Sustainability Ca...

triplepundit.com 18 Jul '11, 10am

So does it mean that it’s ok for me to adopt Meatless Monday and instead go to Costco and buy myself bananas from Costa Ri...

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

First Takes: Meat's Climate Impacts, SUVs May G...

greenbiz.com 18 Jul '11, 3pm

• Cargo Ships Get Green Guidelines: The International Marine Organizaton on Friday adopted new fuel efficiency standards f...

Study: Earth losing its climate change defenses:

grist.org 18 Jul '11, 4pm

Like your body, the planet can heal itself a little bit. Some places, like forests and oceans, are carbon sinks -- they ab...

New study argues forests bigger carbon sinks than previously known #forests #climatechange #science

New study argues forests bigger carbon sinks th...

blog.sustainablog.org 18 Jul '11, 8pm

It turns out we’ve been underestimating the benefits created by forests in the last case: a new study published in Science...

Why it’s so hard to reform the food system, explained in one chart: via @grist

Why it’s so hard to reform the food system, exp...

grist.org 12 Jul '11, 8pm

Put aside the politics, the regulatory and court battles, and the media coverage for a moment. One of the main reasons foo...

Raising Meat in Greener Ways

Raising Meat in Greener Ways

cleantechnica.com 19 Jul '11, 4pm

“We are not saying that we could, or would necessarily want to, replace conventional meat with its cultured counterpart ri...

Study shows forests have bigger role in slowing...

planetark.org 15 Jul '11, 2am

Study Shows Forests Have Bigger Role In Slowing Climate Change Date: 15-Jul-11 Country: SINGAPORE Author: David Fogarty Ge...