livestock http://wrkf.org en Why Farmers Can Prevent Global Warming Just As Well As Vegetarians http://wrkf.org/post/why-farmers-can-prevent-global-warming-just-well-vegetarians We Americans are <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thesalt/2012/06/27/155527365/visualizing-a-nation-of-meat-eaters">heavy consumers</a> of meat, and we're increasingly reminded that eating less of it will shrink our carbon footprint. Growing the crops to feed all those animals releases lots of greenhouse gases.<p>But a new study argues that eating less meat isn't a very practical climate-protection recipe for developing countries, where demand for meat is rising most quickly. Tue, 25 Feb 2014 18:10:00 +0000 editor 23029 at http://wrkf.org Why Farmers Can Prevent Global Warming Just As Well As Vegetarians