Scientists say that food production including growing crops, raising livestock, fishing and transporting all that food to our plates is responsible for 20 to 30 percent of total global greenhouse gas emissions. But altering our diets could change that. A new study found that if citizens in 28 high-income nations like the United States, Germany and Japan actually followed the dietary recommendations of their respective governments, greenhouse gases related to the production of the food they eat would fall by 13 to 25 percent. 

read more