Cows and the Planet: Small-Scale Animal Agriculture and Climate Change

Previously Recorded | October 20, 2021

Dr. Jude Capper, livestock sustainability expert and Pierre Ferrari, President and CEO of Heifer International discuss the role of small-scale animal agriculture in tackling climate change.

Jude Capper headshot

Dr. Jude Capper

Livestock sustainability expert

Pierre Ferrari.

Pierre Ferrari

President & CEO

Animal agriculture is much criticized as a cause of climate change, but it is also a source of nutritious food and income for billions of people around the world. While much has been said about the need to transform consumption and diets to reduce our impact on the environment, many scientists agree that animal sourced foods remain the best way of getting vital nutrients to people around the world that need them most.

Livestock raised in regenerative farm systems can play an important role in restoring the land and natural environment, but can this be achieved at scale? As decision-makers around the world convene for the latest round of discussions on tackling global climate change, join Dr. Jude Capper, livestock sustainability expert and Pierre Ferrari, President and CEO of Heifer International as they discuss the role of small-scale animal agriculture in tackling climate change.