Global Greenhouse Emissions Are Caused By Animal Agriculture

971 WordsNov 29, 20164 Pages
51 percent of global greenhouse emissions are caused by animal agriculture. According to the United Nations, a global shift toward a vegan diet is necessary to combat the worst effects of climate change (Peta.org). A study was conducted educating subjects on the adverse environmental effects of animal agriculture. A pre and post test through Google Forms was administered to study the effect of this education on the subject’s likelihood of eating meat. A matched pairs T Test was used to analyze the collected data. 23 percent of subjects demonstrated a significant decrease in their likelihood of consuming meat. Therefore, it can be concluded that minimal education on the harmful environmental effects of the livestock industry will decrease subjects likelihood of consuming meat. Table of Contents Abstract……………………………………………………………………………………………2 Introduction………………………………………………………………………………………..4 Methodology and Procedure.…………………………………………………………………...…6 Results…………………………………………………………………………………………… Discussion and Conclusion……………………………………………………………………… Acknowledgements……………………………………………………………………… References…………………………………………………………………………………………… Introduction After encountering the devastating impact that cattle grazing and livestock raising has on the environment, I felt compelled to become vegan. Nine months have passed, and I am still incredibly committed to the vegan diet and feel passionately about raising awareness for the environmental
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