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Gram for gram, meat products produce from twice (comparing fish to wheat) to 150 times (comparing beef to root vegetables) more greenhouse gas emissions than plant products. In 2020, Our World in Data put together a chart showing total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across about 30 types of food, including 11 animal products, in the article "You want to ...


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I found some data from the American Soybean Association on their SoyStats page to help answer this. All data is for 2019. Soybean Product Million metric tons produced USD per ton Total value Meal 44.9 $336 $15.1 billion Oil 11.0 $694 $7.6 billion 33.4 million metric tons (about 60%) of the soybean meal is used as livestock feed in the U.S., and the rest ...


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Greenpeace is clearly not anti-science; they are not opposed to scientific practices such as research and publishing. Their 2015 report on pesticides which includes over 150 reference citations, many of which refer to peer-reviewed scientific journals. Using references to scientific papers to construct an argument is the modus operandi of the scientist. ...


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If someone were to argue that GMOs do not exist or that some particular method which has been devised in a scientific manner to create GMO species does not exist or does not work, that would be arguing against the scientific method - which is one way to interpret "arguing against science". If someone were to argue that use of GMOs leads to ...


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A document produced by the US Geological Survey, for what looks like a conference presentation, gives a good explanation. Green and blue water are waters from two natural water systems. Green Water is from unsaturated natural water sources, such as soils. One way to think of it is, green water is easily available to and is used green plants. Blue Water is ...


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What to do with waste products, if not feed them to animals? Organic (of or relating to an organism) waste products all compost and if you want everyone in the world to live on grains and vegetables then you want all the compost you can get. In fact, you want to start using some of the waste products that the west mostly does waste already (nightsoil). ...


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