Contact Us Blog Shop

Gidon Eshel. 22nd July 2014. The Ecologist

US beef carries a heavy environmental cost in water, land, emissions. But few of us know quite how damaging beef is, writes Gidon Eshel, nor that it is more than five times worse than pork, poultry, eggs or cheese. Isn't it time we did something about it?

That eating beef is environmentally costly is by now widely appreciated.

But little has been done to curtail the amount of cattle farmed for meat consumption.


NRDC: Facts about Pollution from Livestock Farms