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Wednesday, February 24, 2016
may need to cut beef and mutton consumption by 50 per cent to meet
greenhouse-gas emissions targets.
new study says Europeans could continue eating pork and
chicken at current rates.
in the February issue of the journal Food
optimistic assumptions, these developments could cut current
food-related methane and nitrous oxide emissions by nearly 50
also dietary changes will almost certainly be necessary,” the study
by 50 percent or more, in ruminant meat (beef and mutton) consumption
are, most likely, unavoidable if the EU targets are to be met. In
contrast, continued high per-capita consumption of pork and poultry
meat or dairy products might be accommodated within the climate