To The Daily Sun,
"Cowspiracy" is a 2014 documentary film produced by Kip Andersen. The discussion is about the damaging effects of meat production on the environment, especially the greenhouse gases produced. There is more information at http://cowspiracy.com.
Comments from experts are interspersed with interviews with representatives from environmental organizations such as Greenpeace and the Natural Resources Defense Council, and the U.S. government, among others. There is also an interview with a member of the Animal Agriculture Alliance. When Andersen asks her if her organization contributes to environmental organization, she clams up.
It seems very likely that meat producers contribute heavily to environmental organizations, in order to avoid attention to their contribution to climate change. This would be juicy stuff for their magazines. I have questioned the organizations to which I contribute.
Those who make a living raising meat want to put a good face on what they do, so they join groups like the Animal Agriculture Alliance, who have lobbyists.
Most of us don't want to give up meat; I don't. But I am willing to eat less meat after watching this.
According to a review on Ecowatch http://ecowatch.com/2014/10/10/cowspiracy-exposes-animal-agriculture/ :
"The average American consumes 209 pounds of meat each year. Everyday, a person that eats a plant-based diet saves 1,100 gallons of water, 45 pounds of grain, 30 square feet of forested land, the equivalent of 20 pounds of CO2 and one animal's life."
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