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Global Warming: the most serious threat to all lives on Earth!
2 major sources of human-caused greenhouses emissions and 1 solution
1. Burning of fossil fuels 1. Burning of fossil fuels - the biggest source of carbon dioxide for - Power Generation - Industry - Transportation
2. Livestock 2. Livestock - the biggest source of methane and nitrous oxide for human’s food
1. Stop or reduce the use of fossil fuels? ? Replaced by renewable energy When? Building a new energy system takes a long time.
2. Stop or reduce meat eating? Replaced by vegetables, grains, fruits, beans, tofu, meat substitutes… When? From your next meal!
ZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS UN/FAO’s report “Livestock’s long shadow” states that livestock produces more greenhouse gases than ALL forms of transportation combined.
Dr. Rajendra Pachauri - Head of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) “Please eat less meat – meat is a very carbon- intensive product.” http://afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5iIVBkZpOUA9Hz3Xc2u-61mDlrw0Q
Supreme Master Ching Hai - World-renowned humanitarian, respected spiritual teacher and accomplished artist “The fastest way to stop 80% of global warming: use animal-free products.” http://www.suprememastertv.com
-1 person switching from a typical American meat-based diet to a fully plant-based diet save 4.1 kg of CO2 per day. 1 -1 person refraining from eating meat a day save the same amount of CO2 that 205 trees absorb a day. 2 1. http://geosci.uchicago.edu/~gidon/papers/nutri/nutriEI.pdfhttp://geosci.uchicago.edu/~gidon/papers/nutri/nutriEI.pdf 2. http://www.carbonfootprint.com/plantingtrees.htmlhttp://www.carbonfootprint.com/plantingtrees.html
Everyone can save our planet
Become a vegetarian The Fastest Solution: Become a vegetarian or do your best to reduce the meat intake.