Is grass-fed beef good or bad for the climate?

Tara Garnett, Cécile Godde, Adrian Muller, Elin Röös, Pete Smith, I.J.M. de Boer, Erasmus zu Ermgassen, Mario Herrero, C.E. van Middelaar, Christian Schader, H.H.E. van Zanten

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When it comes to climate change, agriculture and the livestock industry often get a bad rap. Around 14.5% of human-related greehouse gas (GHG) emissions come from livestock. However, both consumers and policymakers have a much looser grasp on the impact of "gras-fed" beef. Is grass-fed beef good or bad for the climate?
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusPublished - 20 Nov 2017
EventInternational Tropical Agriculture Conference - Brisbane, Australia
Duration: 20 Nov 201722 Dec 2017


ConferenceInternational Tropical Agriculture Conference
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    Garnett, T., Godde, C., Muller, A., Röös, E., Smith, P., de Boer, I. J. M., zu Ermgassen, E., Herrero, M., van Middelaar, C. E., Schader, C., & van Zanten, H. H. E. (2017). Is grass-fed beef good or bad for the climate?. Poster session presented at International Tropical Agriculture Conference, Brisbane, Australia.