Breastfeed to save the planet, scientists say as study exposes infant formula damage to environment: ‘Breastfeeding for 6 months…equates to taking up to 77,500 cars of the road each year’

Climate Depot | 10/14/2019 | Admin
kims (Posted by) Level 3
Breastfeeding for longer could help save the environment, scientists have said as they reveal Britain’s poor rates cause the equivalent of 77,000 cars worth of damage.

Experts at Imperial College London have for the first time calculated the harm to the planet from infant formula.

Amounts - Greenhouse - Gas - Creates - Dairy

They found that, not only does it produce significant amounts of greenhouse gas due to the in creates for dairy cows, but it also depletes water and electricity, as well as producing waste.

Health leaders encourage mothers to breastfeed for at least the first six months after birth because it supplies all necessary...
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