Americans can eat meat while cutting global heating, says agriculture secretary

Americans can eat meat while cutting global heating, says agriculture secretary

Written by Fiona Harvey in Glasgow from the Guardian

Thomas Vilsack says US does not ‘have to reduce the amount of meat or livestock produced’ to tackle climate crisis

Americans can carry on eating meat while keeping the world within safe limits on global heating, the US secretary of agriculture has insisted.

Thomas Vilsack said: “I do not think we have to reduce the amount of meat or livestock produced in the US. And a significant percentage is exported. It’s not a question of eating more or less or producing more or less. The question is making production more sustainable.”

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Of course they can.
All the big emitters can buy 'carbon credits' from the base industries (us?) and carry on as before.

That's how we came to export all our carp to other countries, and give ourselves a warm furry hug, for exporting industrial 'pollution', caused by stringent employment and environmental laws.

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