A Hamburger's Carbon Footprint

Monday, Feb 16, 2009  |  Updated 12:48 PM EDT
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A Hamburger's Carbon Footprint

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Limiting meat intake helps the environment.

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"Simply switching from steak to salad could cut as much carbon as leaving the car at home a couple days a week...The livestock sector is estimated to account for 18 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions and beef is the biggest culprit...'Switching to no red meat and no dairy products is the equivalent of (cutting out) 8,100 miles driven in a car...'" [Breitbart]

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