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on October 5, 2020

Premium, dog food related to more greenhouse gas than cat

According to one research team, greenhouse gas emissions associated with kibble production accounted for 1.1 to 2.9% of total agricultural emissions.

While exactly how much pet food production contributes to climate change remains a wide-ranging estimate, a research team in Scotland calculated that dog food may be associated with higher greenhouse gas emissions and land use than cat food. Likewise, premium dog and cat foods may correlate with more climate changing…

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