Meat has a big carbon footprint. The Inflation Reduction Act ignores it.

Read the full story at Vox.

The historic Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), signed into law by President Joe Biden today, will drastically reduce America’s carbon footprint over the next decade, chiefly through speeding the deployment of hundreds of gigawatts of clean energy. It’s the most ambitious climate legislation ever enacted in the US.

But the law will do little to cut emissions from agriculture, one of the most neglected sources of the greenhouse gases methane and carbon dioxide.

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