Climate: Meat turns up the heat as livestock emit greenhouse gases

21 julio 2014

Eating meat contributes to climate change, due to greenhouse gasses emitted by livestock. New research finds that livestock emissions are on the rise and that beef cattle are responsible for far more greenhouse gas emissions than other types of animals. «That tasty hamburger is the real culprit,» the lead researcher said. «It might be better for the environment if we all became vegetarians, but a lot of improvement could come from eating pork or chicken instead of beef.»