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FAO Underplays Impact of Livestock Industry Emissions

New report undercounts both risks and opportunities in food and forest

The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) published a report yesterday that says the world should expect a 70 percent increase in livestock production by 2050. According to the report, “Tackling climate change through livestock: A global assessment of emissions and mitigation…
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by: Robert Goodland – September 27, 2013

Hidden Cost of Hamburgers is Greater than Reported

How CIR's report on the environmental impact of meat consumption went wrong

 When the Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) recently published a report on the hidden costs of meat, with a video and a transcript of its voice-over, readers and viewers had reason to believe that they could find in it some reliable information.…
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by: Robert Goodland – August 27, 2012


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