Americans love hamburgers – we each eat an average of three a week. But what are the hidden costs? It turns out that livestock create about as much greenhouse gas pollution as cars, planes and other forms of transport. They also take a heavy environmental toll on land and water worldwide. How can we reduce our impact? Learn more in this animated short from the Center for Investigative Reporting.
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The hidden costs of hamburgers
by Carrie Ching, Arthur Jones and Sarah Terry-Cobo, Reveal
August 2, 2012