The Livestock Industry’s “Climate Neutral” Claims Are Too Good To Be True

Dairy cows in a southern California feedlot.

Recent findings from some peer-reviewed academic papers in agricultural journals sound like fodder for optimism: The United States cattle industry has helped to cool the climate almost every year since 1986. European dairy goats and sheep have caused no additional warming since 1990. Australian sheep meat is a “climate-neutral” product.  But these findings are highly […]