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Animal Agriculture: The Real Inconvenient Truth

December 9, 2013 Leave a comment Go to comments

Exposing the Big Game


By Ari Solomon
1461780_624520054271903_1498249114_n.jpgLast week, one of the largest storms in recorded history made landfall in the Philippines. Super Typhoon Haiyan spanned 300 miles and had winds that topped 200 miles per hour. With thousands dead and entire towns destroyed, this was an unmitigated tragedy.
Naderev Sano, commissioner for the Philippines climate change commission and head of the Philippines delegation to the UN climate, recently made an appeal in Warsaw urging the world to take action on climate change, which scientists believe is to blame for fueling these super storms.
Since 2006, when the UN released its groundbreaking report Livestock’s Long Shadow, the world has been made aware of the fact that there is no greater contributor to climate change than animal agriculture. In fact, it was discovered that raising animals for food creates more greenhouse gases than all the transportation in the world combined.
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