Tuesday, March 15, 2011
FACTS ON CLIMATE CHANGE YOU NEED TO KNOW
It costs the world US$40 trillion to mitigate climate change by 2050.
A global shift to a no-meat diet would save 70% i.e. $28 trillion.
A global shift to an animal-free vegan diet would save more than 80%, $32 trillion
~ Netherlands Environmental Assessment
Accounts for 70% of Amazon deforestation
Generates 51% of total Greenhouse gas emissions
Uses up 42% of world grain and 70% of world soy production
Largest source of pollution to our waterways
1 lb of beef uses water enough to shower for 6 months
Major cause of most common diseases
SOLUTION : Be Vegan, Go Green 2 Save the Planet!