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Climate Changing for Alberta Beef

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beef1The idea of decreasing meat consumption to reduce CO2 has been around for many years. Well, the WTO (World Trade Organization), with strong ties to the UN, has finally come out and fired the first official shot across the bow to discredit eating Ham, sausage and other processed meats that can lead to colon, stomach and other cancers, and red meat is probably cancer-causing, too.  Apparently, 22 scientists from the WHO’s International Agency for Research on Cancer in Lyon, France evaluated more than 800 studies from several continents about meat and cancer. These whisper campaign’s start as just a crazy sounding statement, then a few years later become a factual consensus to be taxed so heavily few can buy the product or banned. There are more than 480,000 tobacco related deaths annually (including deaths from second-hand smoke) but no front page headlines from the news media. But WHO estimated 34,000 cancer deaths per year WORLDWIDE are attributed to diets that are high in processed meat, and this is front page news.

Very few took seriously that The Alberta Oil Sands would be in dire straights 10 years ago or that climate change would turn into a cult following changing the way we live. It just snuck up on us until it was too late to challenge. Today it’s happening again, this time with our food. There is a very serious crowd that believes meat consumption causes a world CO2 output equivalent to cars and is a hazard to the worlds atmosphere, land and water. Sound crazy! yup, just as crazy as global warming sounded 10 years ago.

This controversy on meat got underway in a 2006 report by the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) when  Chief of FAO’s Livestock Information and Policy,Henning Steinfeld, said “Livestock are one of the most significant contributors to today’s most serious environmental problems. Urgent action is required to remedy the situation`. The report also went on to warn  “The environmental costs per unit of livestock production must be cut by one half, just to avoid the level of damage worsening beyond its present level,” .  Just this past September 25, 2015 (9 years later) the UN 2030 agenda (12.3) agreed one of their priority goals was to reduce food waste by half by 2030, just 15 years from now. The worst thing about these events is Canadians have little to no say. In fact, most Canadians don’t have a clue organizations like the `UN` `WHO` and `FAO` are controlling their food supply. The drive to control the world meat supply is steam rolling ahead just like global warming did.

Unfortunately we can’t stop the momentum of global warming or the slowing of the Alberta oil sands, but it’s not to late to strike back and have a say in the way Canada produces its meat products, especially beef. Ranching and agriculture employ hundreds of thousands of people in Canada.

Canada only produces 1.57% of the world’s CO2. Because of this, I think it`s unfair that Canadians should have to reduce their consumption of beef or be subject to the scare tactic of `WHO` or regulated by the UN. Unless Canadians start getting involved and demanding a say in the way their food is regulated, these organizations will just tell you what to eat in the near future. You won’t have a choice.

Alberta is just learning its lesson on how environmentalists working with the UN has land locked our oil sands limiting our share of production allowing other less wealthy nations to produce more.

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Written by Ken McGregor

November 6, 2015 at 4:48 pm

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  1. glad to find your blog

    Chaam Jamal

    November 6, 2015 at 5:06 pm

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