We Earthlings: Saving a Rainforest Lowers CO2 Levels

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Study Calls for 50 Percent Reduction in Meat Consumption to Prevent Catastrophic Climate Change

April 16, 2012 by  
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It’s hardly news that eating meat is a bad idea: it’s long been recognized that the dietary choice is not only damaging to your health , but also a significant driving factor in global warming. However, a new study has detailed another worrying element in meat production – the greenhouse gas emissions from fertilizers used to grow animal feed. The study from the Woods Hole Research Center in Massachusetts, published in Environmental Research Letters , calls for a 50 percent reduction in meat consumption and changes in agricultural practices so as to stem rising emissions of nitrous oxide , reported to be the most potent of all greenhouse gases. Read the rest of Study Calls for 50 Percent Reduction in Meat Consumption to Prevent Catastrophic Climate Change Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: agriculture environment , eric davidson , fertilizers pollution , global warming , greenhouse gas emissions , meat environment , meat production , nitrous oxide , vegan , vegan diet , vegetarian , vegetarian diet , woods hole research center

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