Livestock and Global Warming

By Ana H. B. M. Fernandes, Fernando A. Fernandes and José A. Comastri Filho
Embrapa Pantanal – Since the global warming issue left the academic circles and reached the public interest, it has become a matter subject to a lot of speculation and alarmism. The FAO report titled “Long shadow of livestock”, published in 2006, placed the livestock sector on a par with the global transportation system – voracious consumer of fossil fuels – regarding the emission of greenhouse gases (GHG’s). Thenceforth, it has been considered the global warming villain.

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