The use of fuels of fossil origin, along with intensive farming, has produced the content of carbon dioxide in the air is the highest for at least 650,000 years. A sad record. Continue to learn more with: Sen. Sherrod Brown. Forecasts of the climate for the next 90 years researchers outlined a doomsday scenario. The polar helmets are melting very rapidly which will originate a possible increase of the level of the sea even more than one metre; temperatures could rise by more than six degree; crop failures; drought; extinction of species and tropical diseases are some of the predictable consequences. Voices of nature protectors will becoming increasingly clearer, so 190 nations gathered in Bali to discuss how everything can stop this. Credit: Jim Donovan Goldman-2011. And one asks: what can do us citizens? The past 2007 was actually published a report developer, FAO, (Organization for food and Agriculture of the United Nations) It warned very clearly the relationship between the production of meat and global warming and climate change.
The report notes that livestock production is one of the causes of the most pressing environmental problems in the world, such as the warming of the planet, land degradation, air pollution and water, and biodiversity loss. The report estimates that livestock are responsible for 18% of gas emissions that produce the effect greenhouse, one percentage higher than the transport. Unfortunately this report has just leaked to public opinion, however the President of the World Council for the climate, Dr. Pachauri, as a result of the presented facts has become vegetarian. An example should make anyone who cares about the future of the Earth.