04-29-16 Livestock and Climate Change: Facts and Fiction an interview with UC-Davis Professor Frank Mitloehner…

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Holstein cows eat lunch at the Dairy Cattle Facility at UC Davis. Credit: Gregory Urquiaga, UC Davis

Frank M. Mitloehner, Ph.D. Professor and Air Quality Extension Specialist Department of Animal Science One Shields Avenue University of California Davis, CA 95616 USA

Frank M. Mitloehner, Ph.D.
Professor and Air Quality Extension Specialist
Department of Animal Science
One Shields Avenue
University of California
Davis, CA 95616 USA

(BARN Media – Briggsdale, CO) April 29, 2016 – The American Feed Industry Association recently announced they were pleased to support a white paper from the University of California-Davis regarding greenhouse gas emissions and livestock. The document dissects animal agriculture and other areas that produce greenhouse gas emissions, with the consensus that the livestock industry is not a driving force in climate change.

Joining the CO Ag News Network by telephone to discuss his paper, titled “Livestock’s Contribution to Climate Change: Facts and Fiction”, is Frank Mitloehner, professor of Animal Science and Air Quality Specialist at the University of California-Davis. He also recently concluded chairing a Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations committee to measure and assess the environmental impact of the livestock industry….

  • Professor Mitloehner’s background
  • Divorcing Political Fiction from Scientific Facts
  • GHG Breakdown by Animal Species
  • U.S. Dairy and Beef Production Carbon Footprint
  • Accurately assessing Emissions
  • The key to keeping the livestock sector low-carbon going forward
  • Reaction and thoughts to the 2015 Global Climate Change Conference COP21 
  • Discounting the ‘Meatless Mondays’ Myth
  • & more…

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Learn more about the paper, “Livestock’s Contribution to Climate Change: Facts and Fiction” – CLICK HERE or download the document – CLICK HERE

Another paper you might want to take a look at…“IS THE RISING DEMAND FOR ANIMAL PROTEIN FUELING CLIMATE CHANGE?”

To learn more about the work that Frank Mitloehner, professor of Animal Science and Air Quality Specialist at the University of California-Davis is doing – CLICK HERE