From Today's New York Times
DECEMBER 11, 2008
This would result in improved human health, decreased environmental destruction and better animal welfare. As you note, the lack of media coverage of the livestock sector’s contribution to climate change is one reason it has escaped large-scale public outrage. At the yearly Meat Marketing conference this summer in Nashville, the industry representatives seemed most worried about negative press concerning animal welfare; the words “global warming” were never even uttered.