Guide to compassionate living - Veganoutreach Vegan Starter pack
[Freeport Journal-Standard - letter]
Simply choosing to raise and kill fewer farm animals is one of the
most effective things we can do to fight global warming.
A 2005 study by University of Chicago researchers found that eating
vegetarian fare is more effective in reducing greenhouse gas emissions
than replacing a gas-guzzler with a hybrid.
A recent United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization report
concludes that livestock production is a greater contributor to global
warming than automobiles. The report states that "Livestock are one of
the most significant contributors to today's most serious
Fortunately, incorporating more vegetarian meals into our diets has
never been easier. We can help improve the health of the planet-and
reduce animal suffering-simply by changing what we eat.
Factory Farming Campaign
The Humane Society of the United States