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Global Warming: Linkages with Meat Eating

Mukul Kulshrestha

ISBN 10: 3659210250 / ISBN 13: 9783659210259
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96 pages. Dimensions: 8.7in. x 5.9in. x 0.2in.Anthropogenic Global Warming is an unprecedented environmental challenge never faced by humans in their known history of existence on this planet. Transportation, Industry and Energy sectors have been well-known human induced contributories to Greenhouse gas emissions, but recently, a much less talked about factor has emerged as a very significant contributor to global warming. This factor, now overshadowing even the entire Transportation sector, is the Livestock sector, primarily the animals reared for Dairy and Meat consumption. The present Book focuses on the emissions that result as a consequence of meat eating, with a case study from the city of Bhopal in India. The Book analyses the field survey results at Bhopal, and discusses them in the context of relevant policy issues. The Book recommends vegetarianism as a significant, scientific way of bringing about a change in lifestyle for mitigating the threat of global warming. The book will be of use to Policy Makers, Planners and Regulators, Social Scientists, Dietary Experts, Administrators, Go Green and Vegetarian Activists, General Public, and to all other sector stakeholders who have interest in mitigating Global Warming. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9783659210259

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Title: Global Warming: Linkages with Meat Eating

Publisher: LAP Lambert Academic Publishing

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:New

Book Type: Paperback

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Anthropogenic Global Warming is an unprecedented environmental challenge never faced by humans in their known history of existence on this planet. Transportation, Industry and Energy sectors have been well-known human induced contributories to Greenhouse gas emissions, but recently, a much less talked about factor has emerged as a very significant contributor to global warming. This factor, now overshadowing even the entire Transportation sector, is the Livestock sector, primarily the animals reared for Dairy and Meat consumption. The present Book focuses on the emissions that result as a consequence of meat eating, with a case study from the city of Bhopal in India. The Book analyses the field survey results at Bhopal, and discusses them in the context of relevant policy issues. The Book recommends vegetarianism as a significant, scientific way of bringing about a change in lifestyle for mitigating the threat of global warming. The book will be of use to Policy Makers, Planners and Regulators, Social Scientists, Dietary Experts, Administrators, Go Green and Vegetarian Activists, General Public, and to all other sector stakeholders who have interest in mitigating Global Warming.

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Ms Shruti Mangal has a Master's degree in Environmental Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, MANIT-Bhopal and Dr. Mukul Kulshrestha has been her M. Tech. Thesis Supervisor. Both authors are Civil Engineers with specialization in Environmental Engineering, and have keen interest in Global Warming Related Issues.

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