Blog archive: January 2018

Is your pet a climate problem?

January 31, 2018 by Jannick H. Schmidt

The dog is said to be man’s best friend, but is it a climate enemy? Dogs and cats are as fond of meat as are their owners. And therefore their CO2 emissions make up a substantial part of their owners emission totals. In fact, our calculation shows that a 10 kilo dog like the ones below on average emits up to 1.1 tonnes of CO2 annually, mainly through their meat consumption. Last week I was called in as an expert…

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