Choosing to eat beans instead of beef would free up 42% of U.S. cropland.
One of the keys to short-term reduction of harmful greenhouse gases may be found on your dinner plate. One simple change in American eating habits would have a large impact: eat beans instead of beef. This would immediately help the U.S. achieve 50-75% of its GHG target for 2020, and it would be accomplished without any new standards on automobiles!
PositiveTip: Eating beans instead of meat is not only good for the environment--it is also good for your health.