02 Jun '18, 9pm

FARMED AND DANGEROUS Our #climate needs you to stop eating so much meat & dairy

A new, comprehensive analysis came to a regrettable conclusion for all you cheeseburger lovers out there: The earth has a beef with your meat and dairy consumption. A vegan diet is “probably the single biggest way to reduce your impact on planet Earth,” the University of Oxford’s Joseph Poore, the lead researcher, told the Guardian . He says that giving up meat and dairy makes a “far bigger” difference than cutting down on flying or getting an electric vehicle. The researchers found that meat and dairy production is responsible for 60 percent of greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture. The study, published in the journal Science , represents the most comprehensive analysis of farming’s environmental impact to date. It assessed the production of 40 different foods (representing 90 percent of all that we eat) at 40,000 farms across the world, analyzing their impact on land...

Full article: https://grist.org/article/the-planet-wants-you-to-stop-ea...

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