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Are Humans Changing the atmosphere and causing global warming?

Greenhouse gases

Farming with fertilizers increases nitrous oxide levels. Cattle farming and wetland crops increase methane levels. In fact farming produces more greenhouse gases than transport. In 2006 the UN Food and Agriculture Organization calculated that the demand for meat contributes 18% of the greenhouse gas emissions whilst transportation (cars, trains, planes and boats) contributes only 13%. But we can't stop eating, so what can we do?

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