UN: MEAT-EATING IS KILLING THE PLANET
This is a major report that spells out what we've known for years: Massive US-style livestock operations are the biggest factors driving global warming. Maybe people like Al "Inconvenient Truth" Gore will start to pay attention, even if the hardcore deniers keep ignoring it...
- "Livestock are one of the most significant contributors to today’s most serious environmental problems," senior UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) official Henning Steinfeld said. "Urgent action is required to remedy the situation."
Cattle-rearing is also a major source of land and water degradation, according to the FAO report.