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Terminus in WA Wrote: Feb 17, 2013 1:33 AM
John, you might like this article. It is a study that would suggest that eating what is currently thought as most healthy and good on the environment (lots of fruits and vegetables) creates no less greenhouse gases than a more traditional diet that relies on more meat products. http://ajcn.nutrition.org/content/early/2013/01/30/ajcn.112.035105 In a nutshell: Growing fruit and vegetables doesn't produce as much greenhouse gas as raising cattle or livestock, the study confirms, but people who eat a primarily plant-based diet make up for that by eating more of those foods.
PhillupSpace2 Wrote: Feb 17, 2013 4:06 AM
I now have a new theory thanks to terminus.
With all the Herbivors of Africa and the half a billion bison and assorted wildlife, the air must have almost turned blue with methane!

KParwrote:I'll admit, back in the 70's, when the LameStream Press began to hyperventilate about Global Cooling, and the Impending Ice Age, I bit. A decade later, when THE SAME PEOPLE started screeching about Global Warming and The Rise Of The Oceans, it was more a case of "Fool me once, shame on you; Fool me twice, shame on me"- Asteroids, Polar Bear Cannibalism Lead to Global Warming, or, uh, Something Bad

Dear KPar,

Oh, you didn’t hear the latest settled science.

Seriously, I’m not making this up: The Obama administration appointed a panel of experts to...