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Discussions Discussion Let’s go environmentally responsible
Beth Bernstein, April 13, 2012

Eat less meat to prevent climate disaster, study warns…

Fertilisers used in growing feed crops for cattle produce the most potent of the greenhouse gases causing climate change

A study published in Environmental Research Letters warns that drastic changes in food production and at the dinner table are needed by 2050 in order to prevent catastrophic global warming.

It’s arguably the most difficult challenge in dealing with climate change: how to reduce emissions from food production while still producing enough to feed a global population projected to reach 9 billion by the middle of this century.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2012/apr/13/less-meat-prevent-climate-change

More on the impact of food prodction on climate change below…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=37vHi9j8e9s
Beth Bernstein
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