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The Green Quote: Race Car Driver Leilani Munter Offers Green Tip

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leilani-munter-photo-2“Cut back on your meat intake. Grazing animals produce methane which is 21 times more heat trapping than CO2. In fact, a UN study found that 40 percent more global warming emissions come from raising animals we eat than all the world’s cars, SUVs, planes, trains, ships and all other forms of transportation. If you need another reason to cut back on meat, how about world hunger?”

“If Americans alone reduced their meat consumption by just 10%, it would free up enough land to grow 12 million tons of grain – enough to save the six million children under the age of 5 that die every year as a result of hunger.”

“I know not everyone reading this is going to become vegetarian, but just cutting back on your meat intake can make a big difference. Maybe just give up meat for one day each week. Small steps multiplied by many can make a big difference.”

– Race car driver Leilani Munter offers up a tip on going green to PressDog.com. What one piece of sustainable advice would you give? Chime in and share!

via: vegetarianstar.com

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