Eating less Meat won’t save the Planet. Here’s Why

Eating less Meat won’t save the Planet. Here’s Why

Big thanks to Dr. Frank Mitloehner for chatting with me. You can find him on twitter under @GHGGuru

00:00 – Why are people saying Cows are bad for the planet?
1:14 – How much would Americans going plant based actually reduce GHG emissions?
2:56 – Do cows really take all the water?
4:53 – The real problem with water
7:01 – Do Cows really take all our Food?
7:53 – Livestock make the whole food system more efficient.
10:17 – Do Cows really take all our Land?
12:30 – You can’t just grow whatever wherever.
13:54 – Why Global numbers are Misleading
15:45 – United States cattle are super efficient
16:48 – What about methane?
20:52 – Something more worth talking about than meat


✍️ “DEBUNK” RESPONSE 🥩 📑 (PDF) – Here is my reply to a popular plant-based youtuber’s attempt at “debunking” this video.
✍️Actually, there’s been a lot of youtubers attempting to “debunk” this video. Here is my reply to another one: I’ll get to the others as I have time.
🌎The discussion with Dr. Mitloehner was immensely helpful but for those of you worried that I’m relying on one source: plenty of research was done before and after our conversation. I double checked all of his points and they are all backed up by research that is not his own. (All sources are in the below link.)
🐄This video is talking about conventional beef, not grass fed beef.
🥩There’s actually still a ton more to talk about that couldn’t fit in this video, how many of you guys would like to see another video expanding on this topic?


Also, check out the documentary “Sacred Cow” by Diana Rogers, narrated by Nick Offerman – well made, informative and engaging. The graphic design for the animation at 17:26 was based on an infographic from the Sacred Cow website – .

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