Friday, April 24, 2009

Meat the Truth!

"A vegan driving a 4x4 is creates less emissions than a meat eater on a

The quote come originally from Captain Paul Watson <>  (founder and President of
the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society) from his article A very Inconvenient Truth
>  and is:

The bottom line is that to be a conservationist and an environmentalist, you must practice and promote vegetarianism or better yet veganism. It is the lifestyle that leaves the shallowest ecological footprint, uses fewer resources and produces less greenhouse gas emissions, it's healthier and it means you're not a hypocrite. In fact a vegan driving a Hummer would be contributing less greenhouse gas carbon emissions that a meat eater riding a bicycle.

This news report:

Rearing cattle produces more greenhouse gases than driving cars,
UN report warns <>

is pretty authoritative. It refers to the United Nation's 'Livestock's Long Shadow' report which is pretty damning for the planet should western diets continue their preoccupation with eating animals. 

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