But behind the scenes, fossil-fuel companies were mobilizing to defuse this threat.
All told, it takes 55 calories of fossil-fuel energy to get one calorie of beef.
Now, it takes 10 calories of fossil-fuel energy to produce a single calorie of food.
No doubt the fossil-fuel industry—the richest industry on earth, and most politically powerful—will fight back.
Also high on her agenda priorities is ending the federal government ban on fossil-fuel exploration.
|fossil fuel |
A hydrocarbon deposit, such as petroleum, coal, or natural gas, derived from the accumulated remains of ancient plants and animals and used as fuel. Carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases generated by burning fossil fuels are considered to be one of the principal causes of global warming.