Lose the Cattle, Save the World

cow in field 011 Lose the Cattle, Save the WorldReposted From Good Community By David Cannell

We’ve all heard the meat is murder argument, and chances are if it hasn’t inspired you to become a fourth level vegan yet it probably never will. There is another argument for vegetarianism that may have a bigger impact on peoples choice in cuisine. Cutting down, or completely stopping on eating meat can reduce your carbon footprint more than giving up your car.

There are many factors that contribute to global warming. The biggest are waste production, electricity and transport. Next on the list is food production. We all try to turn our lights off and walk when we can, but have you ever considered how your diet is effecting the planet, let alone your hair?

A Study in New Scientist magazine reported that the production of one kilogram of beef produced as much greenhouse gasses as three hours of driving. The greenhouse gas emission of animals was calculated by considering the production and transportation of grain, as well as the methane emissions from animals. Continue Reading / See Additional Photos

Farm Subsidies Fund Poisoning of Farm Animals and The American Consumer

cows feedlot 01 Farm Subsidies Fund Poisoning of Farm Animals and The American Consumer

Ever wonder why a salad costs more than a Big Mac? The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM) is speaking out about the recent Farm Bill passed by the House of Representatives, and they don’t like it. Here’s why: the bill provides the greatest subsidies to Continue Reading / See Additional Photos

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