The Animal Climate Controversy
Climate & Sustainability • 9m 28s
What is the leading cause of climate change? You hear SO much about fossil fuels. But, what about animal agriculture? The figures vary. This explainer reveals how, depending on how its calculated, there's a strong argument to be made that animal agriculture is the leading cause of climate change. Before your dismiss it, check out this short video.
Gerard Bisshop, who is the host of this video, is the Executive Director of World Preservation Foundation. He worked until mid-2010 as Principal Scientist with the Queensland Government Department of Environment and Resources Management Remote Sensing Centre, where he witnessed 4% of the world's deforestation for over 20 years. Following 37 years with federal and state government, Gerard is now engaged in communicating environmental issues such as deforestation, land degradation and biodiversity loss.
This is the first in a series of explanatory videos that you need to see. It may have you questioning what mainstream journalists, the U.S. government and the UN are telling you about climate change causes and solutions.
He co-authored the Beyond Zero Emissions’ Land Use Plan, a plan to take Australia’s land use and agriculture emissions beyond zero, and is the Executive Director of the NGO World Preservation Foundation focusing on deforestation, land degradation and biodiversity loss.
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