Five Friday Facts: Potpourri | 2nd Green Revolution

Five Friday Facts: Potpourri

  • Worldwide meat production tripled between 1971 to 2012 to about 600 billion pounds.
  • The top three foods that generate the most greenhouse gases before and after they leave the farm: lamb, beef, and cheese .
  • Higher ozone levels could trigger 2.8 million additional serious respiratory illnesses in 2020.
  • Red LED bulbs have 8 times the amount of lead allowed under California law.
  • Life expectancy in major European cities could increase by 22 months if air pollution in those cities were reduced to levels recommended by the World Health Organization.

Source: Guide to Green Living Magazine, Fall/Winter Edition

Image source: Metropolitan Museum of Art

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