132 Pounds of carbon dioxide
are emitted when 2.2 pounds of beef (red meat) are produced. That is the equivalent to ~1,131 cubic feet of gas.
18% of Global Green house Emissions
are contributed to livestock farming. Primarily methane and nitrogen oxide come from livestock farming, which are 84 and 300 times (respectively) more potent than carbon dioxide.
30% of the Earth
is currently being used for livestock farming. This proposes a massive land and water crisis for the affected areas.
What foods produce the most greenhouse gases?
Not only does cutting back on meats, processed foods, and dairy products help reduce your carbon footprint, it is also beneficial for your personal health!