Veg diet plus re-wilding gives 'double climate dividend'

16/1/2022 2:00:00 PM

Did you know that livestock currently take up about 35% of all habitable land on Earth? 🌏

Carbon Dioxide, Double Whammy

Did you know that livestock currently take up about 35% of all habitable land on Earth? 🌏

Switching to a plant-rich diet and using land freed up for nature is ' double whammy ', experts say.

2-min readThat's the estimate of a study of potential carbon savings from turning the land freed up to nature.If wealthier countries moved away from meat-rich diets, much less land would be needed to grow food, and vast areas could be left to revert to their natural state, with wild plants and trees drawing down carbon from the atmosphere, a study found.

"We know that shifting diets can save a huge amount of emissions from avoiding emissions from animal-based agriculture, but we can also save large amounts of land which can be used to sequester carbon from the atmosphere."Meat, veg, nuts - a diet designed to feed 10bn

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Read full article 10 January 2022, 5:16 pm · 2-min read Dairy cow One hundred billion tons of carbon dioxide could be removed from the air by the end of the century through veggie diets plus re-wilding farmland.· 2-min read Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions.LinkedIn :Malawi's Frank Mhango scored twice as they stunned southern African rivals Zimbabwe with a 2-1 victory in Group B at the Africa Cup of Nations to keep their second round hopes alive at the Kouekong Stadium in Bafoussam on Friday.LinkedIn BERLIN: Erling Haaland netted twice Friday (Jan 14) as second-placed Borussia Dortmund trimmed Bayern Munich's lead at the top of the Bundesliga to three points with a 5-1 romp at home to Freiburg.

That's the estimate of a study of potential carbon savings from turning the land freed up to nature. A quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions come from food and agriculture, with livestock accounting for the bulk, in rich nations. It causes milder illness compared with previous versions of the coronavirus. And the animals need a huge amount of land for grazing and growing feed. Zimbabwe have lost both of their matches to date. If wealthier countries moved away from meat-rich diets, much less land would be needed to grow food, and vast areas could be left to revert to their natural state, with wild plants and trees drawing down carbon from the atmosphere, a study found.U. This "double climate dividend" could be achieved through linking land, food, public health and climate policy. Ermedin Demirovic pulled a goal back for Freiburg, but Haaland, who had failed to scored in his two previous games, made sure of the three points by firing in his second goal with 16 minutes left.

"It's a double whammy," said Dr Paul Behrens of Leiden University in The Netherlands, who led the research. PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN, SAYING: "You know, be concerned about Omicron, but don't be alarmed. The bustling striker, who plays for Orlando Pirates in South Africa, was a constant thorn in the side of Zimbabwe with his pace and showed great composure to finish both goals. "We know that shifting diets can save a huge amount of emissions from avoiding emissions from animal-based agriculture, but we can also save large amounts of land which can be used to sequester carbon from the atmosphere." Livestock take up about 35% of all habitable land on the planet The researchers estimated the effect of a shift to a diet with a bit of meat but a lot of veg by more than 50 high-income nations.1) You could still become very ill The extraordinary spread of Omicron in many countries means that in absolute numbers, more people will experience severe disease. Meat, veg, nuts - a diet designed to feed 10bn They estimate this "planetary health diet" would reduce annual agricultural production emissions by almost two-thirds, while allowing former farmland to return to its natural state would remove 98. The lead lasted only four minutes though as Mhango provided a neat first-time finish with his right foot at the back post from Francisco Madinga's deep cross.3 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere by the end of the century (about 14 years' worth of total global emissions from agriculture).DIRECTOR OF NIAID, DR. Freiburg scored their consolation goal when Roland Sallai's shot was parried into the path of Bosnia striker Ermedin Demirovic, who fired past diving Dortmund goalkeeper Gregor Kobel.

"Another way to think about it is that you could roughly double the emissions that you save by following a plant-based diet if the land was allowed to re-wild or re-forest," Dr Behrens said. There's a growing realisation that climate change and nature are inextricably linked and must be tackled together."2) You could still infect others While you might become only mildly ill, you could still pass the virus to someone else at risk for critical illness. That allowed Mhango, who had kept on running, to steal in and score from close range. Story continues "It's really about having a joined-up picture of food policy and land policy and climate policy at the same time and fundamentally re-aligning subsidies in order to harness this," he added. The study is published in Nature Food . DIRECTOR OF THE WHO, TEDROS ADHANOM GHEBREYESUS, SAYING: "Let's be clear. In England, farmers and landowners could be paid to turn large areas of land into nature reserves, or to restore floodplains, under new government agriculture subsidies.

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