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2014-09-01 06:10:48

Unless global red meat and dairy product consumption is reduced, greenhouse gases resulting from food production will increase by 80 percent in the years to come, a team of researchers from the UK reported Sunday in the journal Nature Climate Change.

2014-01-29 12:22:37

The February Issue of Food Nutrition & Science Reviews a Study on Climate Change due to Meat Production; Also How to Define Sustainable Food; and more. SANTA MONICA,

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2010-09-11 08:10:00

Climate change may be combated by changing the diet of livestock, whose farting and manure, along with the feed crops produced, contribute to 18 percent of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new study.

2010-05-19 08:48:08

Study examines grasslands and grazing management impacts on global warming.

2009-06-15 02:15:00

LONDON, June 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Sir Paul McCartney, with his daughters Mary and Stella, is launching a new food campaign - MEAT FREE MONDAY - on Monday 15th June which encourages people to help slow climate change by having one meat free day a week. The campaign has already gathered an impressive list of supporters from the worlds of entertainment, politics and the environmental sciences including Chris Martin, Jeff Koons, Alec Baldwin, Woody Harrelson, Doris Day, Sheryl Crow, Kevin...

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2009-03-26 13:37:26

An Australian scientist said Thursday that farmers of the future will have to use sheep and cattle that produce less methane, and crops that emit less nitrous oxide.

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2009-02-10 07:55:56

For the first time, farmers have data that tracks at the county level on-site and off-site energy use and carbon dioxide emissions associated with growing crops in the United States.

2008-02-18 08:35:18

Farmers, food suppliers, policy-makers, business leaders and environmentalists are joining forces to confront the threat of the ‘forgotten greenhouse gas’ by taking part in an influential new forum at the University of East Anglia (UEA).


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