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Offline Sanguine

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And, there it is:

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Would you stop eating beef to save the planet? 02:44

(CNN)Americans will need to cut their average consumption of beef by about 40% and Europeans by 22%, for the world to continue to feed the 10 billion people expected to live on this planet in 2050, according to a new report.
That means each person could have about a burger and a half each week.


The meatless burger revolution is just getting started

This calculation comes from the World Resources Institute, a global research nonprofit that supports better use of natural resources to sustain a growing population. Its research looks at agriculture, the climate crisis, poverty and gender, among other topics....

https://edition.cnn.com/2019/07/17/health/beef-environment-resources-report/index.html?utm_source=twCNN&utm_medium=social&utm_content=2019-08-03T11%3A01%3A09&utm_term=link

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Re: To help save the planet, cut back to a hamburger and a half per week
« Reply #1 on: August 12, 2019, 12:15:35 PM »
And, there it is:

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We have a local pub that serves delicious wild rice burgers. They also brew beer on site.  I have no problem ordering it and it’s probably just the one  time that I feel like a leftist
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Re: To help save the planet, cut back to a hamburger and a half per week
« Reply #2 on: August 12, 2019, 12:17:22 PM »
"Americans will need to cut their average consumption of beef by about 40% and Europeans by 22%,"

I am wiling to further cut my beefr consumption, but since I am presently not eating any Europeans, I'm afraid I can't help with cuts there.
 
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Re: To help save the planet, cut back to a hamburger and a half per week
« Reply #3 on: August 12, 2019, 02:19:18 PM »
I promise to cut back on my hamburger consumption. Because it's getting in the way of my steak consumption, barbecued chicken,  and barbecued pork consumption.

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Re: To help save the planet, cut back to a hamburger and a half per week
« Reply #4 on: August 12, 2019, 02:21:39 PM »
Be thankful there are people who know what we need.

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Re: To help save the planet, cut back to a hamburger and a half per week
« Reply #5 on: August 12, 2019, 02:22:07 PM »
We have a local pub that serves delicious wild rice burgers. They also brew beer on site.  I have no problem ordering it and it’s probably just the one  time that I feel like a leftist

That's OK.  Sometimes we Conservatives eat healthy too.  happy77
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Re: To help save the planet, cut back to a hamburger and a half per week
« Reply #6 on: August 12, 2019, 02:24:41 PM »
I promise to cut back on my hamburger consumption. Because it's getting in the way of my steak consumption, barbecued chicken,  and barbecued pork consumption.

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Re: To help save the planet, cut back to a hamburger and a half per week
« Reply #7 on: August 12, 2019, 02:25:21 PM »
We have a local pub that serves delicious wild rice burgers. They also brew beer on site.  I have no problem ordering it and it’s probably just the one  time that I feel like a leftist

That explains it... They get you drunk enough to accept the term 'rice burger' as being a valid concept.

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Re: To help save the planet, cut back to a hamburger and a half per week
« Reply #8 on: August 12, 2019, 02:26:01 PM »
I am wiling to further cut my beefr consumption, but since I am presently not eating any Europeans, I'm afraid I can't help with cuts there.

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Re: To help save the planet, cut back to a hamburger and a half per week
« Reply #9 on: August 12, 2019, 02:27:16 PM »
That's OK.  Sometimes we Conservatives eat healthy too.  happy77

I have NO idea what you mean.

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Re: To help save the planet, cut back to a hamburger and a half per week
« Reply #10 on: August 12, 2019, 02:34:05 PM »
They can have my hamburger and a half after they pry it from my cold, dead hand.
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Re: To help save the planet, cut back to a hamburger and a half per week
« Reply #11 on: August 12, 2019, 02:38:02 PM »
I am sitting here having a smashed burger and onion rings reading this ridiculous farticle.

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Re: To help save the planet, cut back to a hamburger and a half per week
« Reply #12 on: August 12, 2019, 02:38:56 PM »
I'll gladly pay you tomorrow for a hamburger-and-a-half today.
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Re: To help save the planet, cut back to a hamburger and a half per week
« Reply #13 on: August 12, 2019, 02:42:30 PM »
I'll gladly pay you tomorrow for a hamburger-and-a-half today.

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Re: To help save the planet, cut back to a hamburger and a half per week
« Reply #14 on: August 12, 2019, 03:05:00 PM »
Ok....


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Re: To help save the planet, cut back to a hamburger and a half per week
« Reply #15 on: August 12, 2019, 03:06:23 PM »
That's OK.  Sometimes we Conservatives eat healthy too.  happy77

Eat the meat,   not the bun......That's healthy.   It's the carbs that are unhealthy.

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Re: To help save the planet, cut back to a hamburger and a half per week
« Reply #17 on: August 12, 2019, 03:08:54 PM »
Eat the meat,   not the bun......That's healthy.   It's the carbs that are unhealthy.

Then it's not a burger.

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Re: To help save the planet, cut back to a hamburger and a half per week
« Reply #18 on: August 12, 2019, 03:25:12 PM »
I have NO idea what you mean.

It's all about balance.  I eat burgers and steaks once in a while, but I eat lots of veggies and fruits, and not many carbs.

In fact, yesterday I had a Red Robin 'Shroom burger with fries, and enjoyed the heck out of it.

But right now I am eating carrots and celery as an afternoon snack.

Balance.

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Re: To help save the planet, cut back to a hamburger and a half per week
« Reply #19 on: August 12, 2019, 03:26:44 PM »
Eat the meat,   not the bun......That's healthy.   It's the carbs that are unhealthy.

See my above post.

Balance.

Low carbs.  Lots of exercise.  Plenty of healthy stuff.

(Vegetables aren't liberal.  :laugh:)
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Re: To help save the planet, cut back to a hamburger and a half per week
« Reply #20 on: August 12, 2019, 04:04:36 PM »
It's all about balance.  I eat burgers and steaks once in a while, but I eat lots of veggies and fruits, and not many carbs.

In fact, yesterday I had a Red Robin 'Shroom burger with fries, and enjoyed the heck out of it.

But right now I am eating carrots and celery as an afternoon snack.

Balance.

I'm healthy and I like EVERYTHING!   happy77

Oh I like plenty of greens. My burgers are always fully loaded... Except Mushroom-Swiss Burgers and Western Burgers, which are preserved for their purity.

And Jalapenos... pumped full of cream cheese, breaded and pitched in the deep fryer...
And mushrooms... breaded and deep fried.

See... Plenty of greens.. Healthy.

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Re: To help save the planet, cut back to a hamburger and a half per week
« Reply #21 on: August 12, 2019, 04:16:19 PM »
See my above post.

Balance.

Low carbs.  Lots of exercise.  Plenty of healthy stuff.

(Vegetables aren't liberal.  :laugh:)

Actually since I went Keto I am eating more veggies than ever, but still plenty of meat.

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Re: To help save the planet, cut back to a hamburger and a half per week
« Reply #22 on: August 12, 2019, 04:17:09 PM »
   I don't have a dog in this hunt since I don't eat fast food anyway, but come after my Beef Enchiladas and there's gonna be trouble.
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Re: To help save the planet, cut back to a hamburger and a half per week
« Reply #23 on: August 12, 2019, 04:22:09 PM »
   I don't have a dog in this hunt since I don't eat fast food anyway, but come after my Beef Enchiladas and there's gonna be trouble.

Are we talking fast food? I didn't get that... I was talking grillin my own.

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Re: To help save the planet, cut back to a hamburger and a half per week
« Reply #24 on: August 12, 2019, 04:25:17 PM »
"Americans will need to cut their average consumption of beef by about 40% and Europeans by 22%,"

I am wiling to further cut my beefr consumption, but since I am presently not eating any Europeans, I'm afraid I can't help with cuts there.




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