Today's Tidbit: If You Like It Hot and Dry Outside, Eat Meat

If You Like It Hot and Dry Outside, Eat Meat

It takes roughly 500 gallons of water to produce a quarter pound hamburger, and in the process, approximately six pounds of greenhouse gases are released into the atmosphere.

By contrast, to produce a quarter pound tomato, it only takes 6 gallons of water and results in the emission of only four ounces of greenhouse gas.

So, if you like it hot and dry, eat meat.


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To get the same calorific content as a quarter pound of beef you'd need a 5lb tomato.

If you want to save the planet, eat a vegetarian who ignores the bigger picture and doesn't understand basic physics.

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