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We’re eating the rainforest! Or are we?

I wrote in “What do cows have to do with it” that US consumption of beef has very little to do with deforestation; and that worldwide the primary driver is still population growth.¬† Even so, cattle ranching¬†is a very significant, … Continue reading

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What do cows have to do with it?

There is a movie doing the rounds called Cowspiracy. The central proposition seems to be that the evils of climate change can be avoided if we can halt deforestation and that since deforestation is driven primarily by agriculture aimed at … Continue reading

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