OPINION | Phil Paleologos: Blame Your Pet for Climate Change
Professor Gregory S. Okin of UCLA blames climate change on our dogs and cats, having a significant impact on greenhouse-gas emissions because of their meat-based pet food and their feces! As a result, if you want to be a good do-be, get rid of your dog and cat! Then there's Lund University in Sweden that recommends in order to lower your carbon footprint you must have fewer children.
Clearly, I'm no match for Okin's level of knowledge. And as you know, real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance!
The good professor says the study recommends pets like hamsters and reptiles in lieu of Fido. So what do you think? Is the professor onto something here, or is he barking up the wrong tree?