With apologies to all you gullible greenies who gave up eating meat because you thought it would “save the planet”, it appears that it won’t make any difference after all:
Eating less meat will not reduce global warming and reports that claim it will are distracting society from finding real ways to beat climate change, says a leading air quality expert.
“We certainly can reduce our greenhouse gas production, but not by consuming less meat and milk,” Frank Mitloehner said on Monday as he presented a report on meat-eating and climate change at a conference of the American Chemical Society in California.
Mitloehner, an air quality expert at the University of California-Davis, said blaming cows and pigs for climate change was scientifically inaccurate.
And to top it all, yet more rubbish from the UN:
He also dismissed several reports, including one issued in 2006 by the United Nations, which he said overstate the role that livestock play in global warming.
Read it here.