Climate, Greenhouse gases and Cattle

Nutritional and climate impacts of removing animals from US agriculture

If everyone in the United States converted to a 100% vegan diet, would U.S. agriculture still provide enough essential nutrients for the population? How would this dietary change impact the amount of land needed for agriculture? How significantly would this change impact agricultural greenhouse gas emissions? Significance US agriculture was modeled to determine impacts of […]

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Animal Agriculture and Climate: Separating Fact from Fiction

Testimony before the Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, U.S. Senate Written statement provided by Frank Mitloehner, Ph.D. Submitted by: Frank Mitloehner, Ph.D. Professor & Air Quality CE Specialist Department of Animal Science University of California, Davis May 21, 20192 Animal Agriculture and Climate: Separating Fact from Fiction Thank you, Chairman Roberts, Ranking Member Stabenow […]

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NAS Study Busts “Meatless” Climate Agenda

Citation: Animals in US agriculture Robin R. White, Mary Beth Hall Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Nov 2017, 114 (48) E10301-E10308; DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1707322114 Nutritional and greenhouse gas impacts of removing animals from US agriculture “This assessment suggests that removing animals from US agriculture would reduce agricultural GHG emissions, but would also create a food supply incapable of supporting the US population’s nutritional […]

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UC Davis Professor Busts Myths about Livestock vs. Climate

Professor Frank Mitloehner, University California at Davis, is a leading  researcher in the field of greenhouse gases and methane emissions produced by livestock. The following is Dr. Mitloehner’s May 21, 2019 testimony to the United States Senate, “Animal Agriculture and Climate: Separating Fact from Fiction.” Animal Agriculture and Climate: Separating Fact from Fiction

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