The Meat Crisis: Developing More Sustainable Production and Consumption

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Meat and dairy production and consumption are in crisis. Globally sixty billion farm animals are used for food production every year. It is well accepted that methane emissions from cattle and other livestock are major contributors to greenhouse gas levels and to climate change. The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) predicts a rough doubling of meat and milk consumption by 2050, with particularly rapid growth occurring in the developing economies of Asia. This could raise the number of farm ...

The Meat Crisis: Developing More Sustainable Production and Consumption 2010, Routledge, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781844079032

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