Quick Hits – A Green Moment – Sunday November 29, 2009

Sir Paul “Less Meat, Less Heat”


“Sir Paul said yesterday: “The message that I am taking to the European Parliament is – less meat equals less heat. I will appeal to world leaders converging on Copenhagen for the climate-change talks to remember that sustainable food policy is an essential weapon in the fight against global warming.”

Big Biz Turning Dead Animals into Fuel

bunny“When the city started killing the rabbits in 2006, officials realized they would have to dispose of their carcasses. At around the same time, the European Union passed a law that makes it illegal to dispose of raw meat or carcasses in landfills. Solution: use the bunnies as fuel to heat Swedish homes.”

Australia Breeding Less Gassy Sheep

sheep“Australian scientists have said they are hoping to breed sheep that burp less as part of efforts to tackle climate change.”

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