Half Your Meat to Cut Carbon Emissions

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The Beef With Beef:
12 Strategies Could Drastically Cut Agricultural Emissions
 says a new report,writes Jeremy Hance at Mongabay. Halving meat consumption alone in Europe could reduce greenhouse gases from agriculture up to 40%. But other strategies, including cuts in food waste and using farmscapes to store carbon could increase those cuts to 90%. So, try going easy on the meat – for your health and the planet’s!

Join the swelling numbers of voters TELLING Congress they’ll vote for Clean Energy candidates here. This is an ongoing campaign (the next Congressional election is this year!) so please, spread the word. It’s our way of telling Congress that a strong clean energy voting bloc is out there. This is how YOU can make a difference.

For more on Climate Change, check out my weekly column at the HuffingtonPost, Climate Change This Week

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About melharte

Mel (Mary Ellen) Harte is a biologist (PhD) and climate change educator. She co-authored the free online book, COOL THE EARTH, SAVE THE ECONOMY, available at www.CoolTheEarth.US, and writes the CLIMATE CHANGE THIS WEEK column at the HuffingtonPost. Living summers in the alpine Rockies, she is on the frontlines of watching what climate change can do. Her diagnostic digital photographs of wildflowers have appeared in numerous publications.
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One Response to Half Your Meat to Cut Carbon Emissions

  1. I’ve been a vegetarian since 1973. I’m well aware of the impact that eating meat has on the environment. Many of us could do better and be even healthier! 🙂

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