A cattle ranch in Island Park, Idaho

In August of 2019, the United Nations encouraged the world to turn away from meat consumption and towards a more plant-based diet. Curious meat-eaters across the globe have questioned the UN’s grounds for making such a dietary claim. A further analysis of the UN’s IPCC report reveals that their plea to mitigate climate change is rooted in a call for better, more sustainable land management practices which promote greater food security and less waste. Such recommendations include more responsible use of synthetic fertilizers, cover crops, and agroforestry initiatives.

Unfortunately for human health and environmental sustainability, bovine and swine got the…

Aaron Lemma

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