03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Is Eating Meat The Global Warming Equivalent To Driving A Hummer?

It's true that food production is an important contributor to climate change. And the claim that meat (especially beef) is closely linked to global warming has received some credible backing, including by the United Nations and University of Chicago. Both institutions have issued reports that have been widely summarized as condemning meat-eating.

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