"Is eating a hamburger the global warming equivalent of driving a Hummer? This week an article in The Times of London carried a headline that blared: 'Give Up Meat to Save the Planet'..."
Sunday, November 1, 2009
NY Times: The Carnivore's Dilemma
Editorial by Nicolette Niman asserting that labeling all animal products as environmentally harmful is an oversimplification. Sustainable animal agricultural methods - raising the animals on grass in open pasture - is actually beneficial to the environment. Those who want their food choices to be environmentally conscious would do better to avoid factory-farmed meat, rather than skipping meat all together.