The Secret Life of Beef

How does eating beef contribute to the greenhouse gas emissions that are hastening climate change? Why does meat production have serious impacts on our soil, air, and water?



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18% of GHGS

Meat production contributes 18 percent of all global manmade greenhouse gas — more than all transportation services combined.

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Find out about beef production and its environmental impacts, government policy, more sustainable alternatives, and how you can make a difference.




INFORM is grateful to the following foundations and individuals for their generous support of The Secret Life series:

The Ettinger Foundation
The Hinkle Charitable Foundation
Jane and Stephen Land
The Joseph Rosen Foundation
John and Isabelle Silverman
The Starrett Foundation
Linden and Scott Wise

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