Are Burgers Really That Bad for the Climate?

Exploring the assumptions behind a shocking statistic

Bloomberg Opinion
Oct 2 · 7 min read

By Justin Fox

It was an arresting statistic in an otherwise not very statisticky (and highly entertaining) New Yorker profile of the founder of fake-meat pioneer Impossible Foods: “Every four pounds of beef you eat contributes to as much global warming as flying from New…

This story is just a click away.

Bloomberg Opinion

Written by

Opinions on business, economics and much more from the editors and columnists at Bloomberg Opinion.

Bloomberg Opinion

Bloomberg Opinion

Welcome to a place where words matter. On Medium, smart voices and original ideas take center stage - with no ads in sight. Watch
Follow all the topics you care about, and we’ll deliver the best stories for you to your homepage and inbox. Explore
Get unlimited access to the best stories on Medium — and support writers while you’re at it. Just $5/month. Upgrade