It can’t be easy being a cow today. The apocalyptic signs are popping up everywhere. Innocent cows, just hanging out and minding their own business and the world is just turning on them left and right, in the flick of an ear. Dang Nellie, bad things happen to good cows. It’s bad enough to get it from the environmental scientists. But coming from Wall Street? I mean really, let’s take a good hard look in the mirror.
“Globally… livestock emissions outweigh emissions from the entire transport sector. Add in emissions from deforestation—which is often a consequence of razing trees for fresh pasture land—the plant and animal world makes up about 40% of global greenhouse-gas emissions.” Keith Johnson, Wall Street Journal, February 26, 2009, 10:40 am