Friday, December 06, 2013

Analysis: America’s Meat Addiction is Slaughtering the Planet

On the Carbon/Drug-Livestock/Meat Connection


David Sirota reports:

More than half of all carbon emissions come from the livestock industry that supports the meat economy. Those emissions are related to everything from transportation to land use to excretion to petroleum-based fertilizers that generate animal feed. The more meat our society consumes, the more these carbon emissions continue, the more we intensify climate change, and the more we imperil human survival on the planet.

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