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Forests, Trees and Climate Change


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

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

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. …

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