Eat less meat & dairy
How Does Meat in the Diet Take an Environmental Toll?
- Scientific American
I heard that the less meat one eats, the better it is for the environment. How so? - Jason K., Sarasota, FL
Avoiding meat and dairy is ‘single biggest way’ to reduce your impact on Earth - The Guardian
Biggest analysis to date reveals huge footprint of livestock - it provides just 18% of calories but takes up 83% of farmland.
Here’s how much giving up beef helps - or doesn’t help - the planet - At The Washington Post
Estimates vary, but something in the neighborhood of 30 percent of total greenhouse-gas emissions are pegged to food. If you’re a farmer and you’re trying to do your part to reduce that, you have a lot of choices: planting cover crops, reducing tillage, using state-of-the-art tools to apply fertilizer only where you need it. If you’re an eater, it’s harder to make a dent.
Eating a Burger or Driving a Car: Which Harms Planet More? - National Geographic
Up to 93 million cows and counting—find out how our reliance on industrial feedlots is affecting the environment.
What's the beef? Industry's take
War on burgers continues with false environmental impact claims - Read it at Beef Magazine (no kidding)
One restaurant encourages consumers to reduce their beef consumption 95% to save the planet. Here’s how the industry should respond.