Denmark Might Tax Beef To Fight Climate Change
The beef industry produces five times more carbon emissions than pork or chicken, according to a 2014 study.By Ben Lawson | May 7, 2016
Denmark is considering a tax on beef to combat climate change and fight cancer.
Research shows that raising cattle for food generates five times more carbon emissions than pork or chicken. It also uses 28 times more land and 11 times more water.
And last year, the World Health Organization said red meat and cancer are associated. It also ruled definitively that processed meats are a carcinogen.