"Americans Ate 19% Less Beef From ’05 to ’14, Report Says" -NY Times
A new study from the Natural Resources Defense Council is reporting a 19% fall in US per-capita consumption of beef between 2005 and 2014. The drop represents a significant decline in greenhouse gas emissions as a result of diet choices, even with Americans registering a notable uptick in consumption of several dairy products, including yogurt, butter, and cheese.
Why the change in consumer behavior? Most guesses point to price and/or health worries, rather than environmental concerns. Read the full story.