Grilling the Planet
The beef with burgers and false solutions to the climate crisis
Burger King claims to have found the Holy Grail of food-related climate solutions: the reduced methane emissions burger. The company claims that by introducing 100 grams of lemongrass into their beef cow’s daily diets they’ve reduced by 33% emissions tied to their burgers.
Let’s be clear. Cows are key drivers of climate change and tossing a little lemongrass into their diets won’t change that.