Climate Change / Dairying / Livestock / UK

Livestock hold key to Copenhagen

Livestock production is one of the major causes of the world’s most pressing environmental problem – global warming.

The United Nations estimates that livestock are responsible for 18 per cent of greenhouse gas emissions, a bigger share even than transport.

Monday, (December 7), world leaders from 192 nations will join 15,000 people from across the world in Copenhagen for the UN Climate Change Conference. Their explicit aim is to thrash out a global deal to slash greenhouse gas emissions across the globe.

Read more (Farmers Guardian – FG farm news blog)

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