Well-kept pastures, believe it or not, absorb carbon dioxide, so some of the arguments around meat are actually I think, slightly false arguments.
Technically, but thats far from the whole story. Woods would absorb much more carbon dioxide.
Plus the animals release methane, a greenhouse pollutant. And soil can be saturated with carbon from dung.
From Reality Check: “The independent UK Committee Committee on Climate Change says the number of sheep and cattle in the UK should be reduced by between a fifth and a half to help combat climate change because beef and lamb produce most greenhouse gases from farms.”
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