One of the only blogs dedicated entirely to the environmental, health and global warming impact of meat.
A professional documentary from the Netherlands all about meat and global warming, which premiered in May 2008. I haven’t seen it yet, but looks like people are reacting favorably! Check out some clips from the documentary on YouTube on the impact of lowering meat consumption to 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, or 7 days of the week.
This is a facebook group that currently has 4,600+ members. There are some interesting discussions/debates, and links/pictures/videos shared with other members. An inspiration for me to setup this blog and a great way to network.
Another great way to network. For anyone interested in grassroots veggie/vegan campaigning from an environmental perspective. Check out their Yahoo e-mail list, Facebook or Myspace page! At the moment, they say their website is a bit basic (it’s true) but that it “will eventually become a mine of eco-veg*n campaigning info!”
In January of this year, they launched a nationwide Public Service Announcement on the impact of meat on global warming. If you’ve been wondering why nobody has setup a professional looking website on this subject, this is your answer.
Nice looking and up-to-date website/blog that “promotes food choices that are sustainable, ethical and environmentally responsible”. What that headline doesn’t tell you, is that they also emphasize the environmental / global warming impact of animal agriculture. Also check out their resources section, which includes videos, reports (they have 55), and a list of organizations.
Their website is made for a young audience, and includes videos, vegetarian tips, a petition, a widget for calculating one’s footprint, and blog that details the PETA2’s efforts to get the word out that “Meat’s Not Green”.
There is no other place on the web that is as dedicated to providing relevant links and especially VIDEOS on this subject. Even more impressively, they have a video section of politicians and top climate scientists (including Dr. James Hansen and IPCC Chief Rajendra Pachouri) sharing their thoughts on meat and global warming.
2. Compassion in World Farming (CIWF): Lecture on “Global Warning: the Impact of Meat Production & Consumption on Climate Change” from Dr. Pachouri (Chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Joint winner of 2007 Nobel Peace Prize)
There are many articles on what Dr. Pachouri said, but not many people learned that he gave an entire lecture on this subject, which included a follow-up from a discussion panel. Woot! CIWF also has written reports on the impact of meat and factory farms on the environment and global warming. He’s no Al Gore, but in the world of climate change, this guy is the man.
I couldn’t decide which deserved the #1 spot, so I settled on my own blog … bwahahaha. I know I’m only one person, and there are many organizations that have done a lot more work on this than I have. But where else can you find a blogger on this subject with a snarky personality who writes top 10 lists on meat and global warming?