Yikes, I really need to cut down even more on my meat consumption. 1 kg beef has an equivalent carbon opportunity cost as flying a return trip across the Atlantic!
not that you shouldn't cut back on your meat consumption, but the carbon opportunity cost is probably not the best measure here.
I'd still say a flight across the atlantic is sooo much worse than eating 1 kg of steak. Especially since the carbon opportunity is probably not going to be "used" one way or the other (as in, storing CO2 opportunity)
@Maltimore yeah, that figure was a bit surprising. Still, it's useful for a reason - if enough people reduce meat consumption / at least boycott the worst producers (Bolsonaro's Brazil, I'm looking at you) hopefully that will actually allow more of the carbon opportunity to be used for conservation.
I sadly still need to travel for work, but trying to optimize by batching my work trips together.
Not disagreeing with the gist of your point here but it says 1kg of beef protein, not 1kg of beef. Which that probably hardly matters but ya.
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