“Halving meat and dairy consumption could slash farming emissions”

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http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2014/apr/25/halve-meat-dairy-consumption-slash-emissions-farming?CMP=EMCENVEML1631

Greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture would be cut by 25-40% if Europeans cut their meat and dairy consumption by half, according to a UN report.

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It’s a bit more complicated because of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), which pays European farmers to emit Greenhouse Gases. They will have to be paid to grow something else.

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