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Is cashew cheese really better for the environment than normal cheese?

>> No.16297189
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>>16296849
Should I wipe the environment's ass too? At what point do you get to cheese and think "Is this good for the environment?"

>> No.16297305

>>16296849
No, growing, harvesting and processing it need much more energy.

>> No.16297328

>>16296849
Cow eats on a unfarmable land and leftover vegetable scraps. Produces milk.

Cashews need arable land, tons of water and more labour. Plus you need to activate the cashews to produce milk.

>> No.16297378

>>16296849
>There are many studies showing issues with Co2e, eutrophication, land use in which plants always seem to do better for the environment and have less of a detrimental affect on the earth.
Comparing the emissions of dairy and nuts, the following can be said:
>1 glass (200ml) per serving over an entire year your consumption of dairy milk is contributing 131kg to your annual greenhouse gas emissions. That's the equivalent of driving a regular petrol car 334 miles (538km).
>Over an entire year your consumption of nuts is contributing 2kg to your annual greenhouse gas emissions. That's the equivalent of driving a regular petrol car 7 miles (12km).

Source:
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-46654042

>> No.16297405

>>16297378
That some retard source you got there anon

>> No.16297420

>>16297405
would love to see yours anon

>> No.16297432

>>16297420
https://www.pnas.org/content/114/48/E10301

>> No.16297442

>>16296849
Vegan shit takes way more labour and is way worse for the environment than cow farts.

>> No.16297447

>>16296849
I select my cheeses primarily on how negatively they impact people of colour and third world.

I have an excellent wedge of Edam which came from a cheese wheel that rolled at high speed downhill from the cheese factory into a group of black toddlers. Delicious with ham.

>> No.16297461

>>16297432
>The modeled system without animals increased total food production still reduced total US GHG by 2.6 percentage units compared to the existing one.
sounds good

>> No.16297462

>>16297442
Form an animal welfare perspective, impregnating a cow and milking it for the rest of its life locked in a stall in a dairy farm is questionable

>> No.16297532

>>16297462
Have you seen what an insect farm look like ? Poor bugs...

>> No.16297812

>>16297328
Uneducated viewpoint

>> No.16298514

>>16296849
Any fake dairy such as cashew cheese or almond / soy milk is disastrous for the environment especially in terms of water. Just look at how Brazil is destroying parts of the rainforest to harvest soy for faggots.

>> No.16299418

>>16297447
Sounds good. I bet the tears makes it taste better.

>> No.16299452

>>16298514
Almost all soy grown is animal feed, it's a very efficient crop and with some heat most of the relevant anti-nutrients get destroyed.

>> No.16299455

I don't know about cashews, but almonds use much more water than cows. The fake ass figures you might see liberals spouting off about meat water usage includes fucking rain that would fall on the land anyway. Also land that cattle is raised on is almost always unsuitable for crops for various reasons.
The biggest bluepilled bullshit is that meat or cows are bad for the environment.
Its a complete fucking meme

>> No.16299459

>>16297462
That's not what we are talking about here you fucking vegan faggot

>> No.16299476

>>16297328
Land where range grazing is economical is rare and getting rarer, because range farming isn't so much sustainable, it just takes a lot of decades for the problems to show up.

Intensive farmers can deal with most soil problems when they occur, range farmers are shit out of luck.

>> No.16299752

Let's just kill the chinese so we can eat cheese and have children in peace

>> No.16299756

You know what's best for the environment? You killing yourself.

>> No.16299913

Cashew cheese isn't a thing, retard.

>> No.16299921

>>16297812
Do explain

>> No.16299948

>>16297447
then youd like cashew cheese. It causes indian womens fingers to turn black and rot off

>> No.16299954

>>16299476
>t. seasoned veteran in agriculture and not a consumer slave who just believes whatever agrees with their beliefs

>> No.16299960

>>16296849
Most likely not unless you're living in an area that grows cashew.

>> No.16299964

>>16298514
You think you have a decent grasp on this but you don't.

>> No.16300002

>>16297812
i second the other anon, i would like an explanation
the anon to whom you replied is my position and i would like to know why one would consider that "uneducated"

>> No.16300008

>>16299756
also killing others before you kill yourself

>> No.16300112

>>16296849
>Is cashew cheese really better for the environment than normal cheese?
No, it is fucking terrible for the enviroment, for the animals and most importantly to the poor people living in cashew producing regions.

You are supporting slavery for eating cashew cheese, you are supporting abuse of thousands of animals as well as that of thousands of people that are enslaved and forced to work brutal jobs in plantations, suffering from the constant and horribly corrosive fluids that are secreted by the plants, eating away at their skin and flesh as they work under the hot sun and the crack of a whip on their backs!

Fuck you!

>> No.16300129

>>16297812
Ok chud

>> No.16300131

>>16297305
Compared to caring for live animals by feeding them food you have to put energy into to grow (like growing the cashews)? You're retarded. There is an entire extra step in processing for real dairy cheese

>> No.16300233

>>16300131
You need much more machines to make nut cheese than to make real cheese. Machines require power, and most of the time it's oil. Not to mention water needs, soil occupation, and pesticides.

>> No.16300241

>>16297328
Plus activating the almonds is an energy intensive process.

>> No.16300263

>>16300233
Powering machines is much more versatile than powering animals.

>> No.16300276

>>16300263
>powering animals.
Anon...

>> No.16301424

>>16297328
cattle need a lot of water, and eat a large amount of grain that can be fed directly to humans.also, most cattle are raised in feed lots. tons of waste and pollution.

>> No.16301427

>>16297328
>Cow eats on a unfarmable land and leftover vegetable scraps
Maybe 10% of them. Most are fed with farmed crops

>> No.16301890

>>16301427
Byproducts of farmed crops unfit for human consumption you fool

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