Climate Change / Consumption / Livestock / Livestock Systems

Climate-conscious ranching: Is free-range really better than feedlots?

The issue of the livestock-climate connection has catalyzed a debate not only about whether and to what extent we should consume animal protein like meat and dairy, but what kind of system of livestock production is more sustainable from a greenhouse gas perspective if and when we do choose to continue consuming it.

For the carbon conscious consumer pained at the thought of giving up his or her Sunday roast or morning milk for coffee and cereal, what are the alternatives to an animal-free diet?

Read more … (Solve Climate blog)

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