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Influence of Russian consumption of unsustainably produced livestock products on climate change

19 Nov, 2015


Svetlana Abramovich*

Nowadays all over the world, demand for animal products is rising very fast. By 2050, consumption of meat and dairy products is expected to have risen 76 per cent and 65 per cent respectively against a 2005–07 baseline 1. This steady growth of meat consumption cannot occur without having an impact on ecology and particularly on climate.

In the Russian Federation, as a result of higher consumer’s income, meat consumption has been on the rise since the late 1990s. From 2005–2010, …

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Bioenergy and Forests

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GFC’s Annual Report 2013

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Comments on FSC at Risk: Greenpeace Progress Report

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This post is a reflection from one of GFC members on Greenpeace’s Progress Report on the Forest Stewardship Council which can be found here: During the 20 years since the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)…

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