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The case asserting that at least 51% of human-caused greenhouse gas is attributable to livestock was first published by the Worldwatch Institute in October 2009 in “Livestock and Climate Change,” authored by Robert Goodland and Jeff Anhang, environmental specialists employed by the World Bank Group
Sources and Resources for “Livestock and Climate Change”
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Representative Sample of Articles, References, and Reports (n.b., more is on our Facebook page and on our Twitter page):

  1. Book chapter “A Fresh Look at Livestock Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Mitigation by Robert Goodland, released in October 2015
  2. Peer-reviewed article “A fresh look at livestock greenhouse gas emissions and mitigation potential in Europe” by Robert Goodland, published in April 2014
  3. A UN General Assembly report cited the “Livestock and Climate Change” article on which this site is based, in January 2014
  4. The Climate Institute published “Happier Meals” by Robert Goodland in January 2014.
  5. An article by Bill Gates cited and linked to the “Livestock and Climate Change” article on which this Chomping Climate Change site is based, in May 2013
  6. The eminent journal Nature published “Lifting livestock’s long shadow,” which links to this Chomping Climate Change website, in February 2013
  7. The Government of China’s “Chinese agricultural production of greenhouse gas emissions estimates” cited in its first paragraph the “Livestock and Climate Change” article on which this site (n.b., to translate to English, use a translation service such as Google Translate)
  8. The Earth Island Journal published “Hidden Cost of Hamburgers is Greater than Reported” by Robert Goodland in August 2012
  9. The New York Times published FAO Yields to Meat Industry Pressure on Climate Change” by Robert Goodland in July 2012
  10. The New York Times’ “We Could Be Heroes” cited “Livestock and Climate Change,” the key source for this Chomping Climate Change site, in May 2012
  11. A Forbes article cited this site’s blog in April 2012
  12. Animal Feed Science and Technology published a key article by Robert Goodland and Jeff Anhang entitled “Response to ‘Livestock and greenhouse gas emissions: The importance of getting the numbers right,’ by Herrero et al.” in January 2012
  13. NBC News cited the 51% livestock-greenhouse gas estimate that originated in the key source for the Chomping Climate Change site in May 2013
  14. Meat, Lies and Videotape, a critique of Allan Savory’s theory, was authored by Robert Goodland, co-author of the key source for this site, in March 2013
  15. The Washington Post cited the 51% livestock-greenhouse gas estimate originated by Chomping Climate Change in an opinion column in June 2012
  16. A UNESCO report cited the “Livestock and Climate Change” article on which this site is based, in 2010
  17. Four Canadian government climate scientists cited “Livestock and Climate Change,” the key source for Chomping Climate Change, in a July 2010 article
  18. The New York Times featured “Livestock and Climate Change,” the key source for this Chomping Climate Change site, in November 2009
  19. Euractive, the European Union’s leading information portal, featured the article that is the key source for this site in October 2009