Families Going Vegan: How Veganism Would Change the World

by | January 3, 2018

Families Going Vegan Would Save the World!

The amount of death from animal agriculture is unbelievable to most. The inevitable pollution and damage to the Earth it has caused us also a hard pill to swallow. Families going vegan would help reverse this!

If More Families Went Vegan Infographic

Animal agriculture is responsible for 18 percent of greenhouse gas emissions, more than the combined exhaust from all transportation. [i]

“Livestock’s Long Shadow: environmental issues and options”. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Rome 2006

Transportation exhaust is responsible for 13% of all greenhouse gas emissions. [.i]

Greenhouse gas emissions from this sector primarily involve fossil fuels burned for road, rail, air, and marine transportation.

“Livestock’s Long Shadow: environmental issues and options”. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. Rome 2006

Environmental Protection Agency. “Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions Data”.

Livestock and their byproducts account for at least 32,000 million tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) per year, or 51% of all worldwide greenhouse gas emissions.

Goodland, R Anhang, J. “Livestock and Climate Change: What if the key actors in climate change were pigs, chickens and cows?”

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