(thanks to Dominic, a pal of mine doing brilliant Buddhist things at Harvard for this)
[T]he biggest source globally of carbon dioxide from meat production is land clearance, particularly of tropical forest, which is set to continue as long as demand for meat rises.
Now, for those of us living in Montana, this may not hit home so much. Most of our meat, we think, must come from the 4 million cows that live in our state, right? Perhaps, but I wouldn’t be so sure.
Better to be safe than sorry and join the millions of us who have cut out commercial/domesticated meats today.
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