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VEGANS ARE DOING MORE TO SAVE THE PLANET THAN ELON MUSK

Discussion in 'The Vegan Forum' started by Jinendra Singh, Jul 26, 2018.

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  1. Jinendra Singh

    Jinendra Singh Star Member

    Location:
    united Kingdom
    Visionary business person Elon Musk has various striking credits to his name. He's the Tony Stark of this present reality: originator and lead architect of Space X — making rocket dispatches that land in a move that could change space investigation. He's additionally the fellow benefactor, CEO, and item planner of Tesla Inc., which producers completely electric extravagance autos and progressive sun based rooftop boards.

    Musk has an emotionless inclination to make the exceptionally far-fetched sound totally plausible, as well. He has a somewhat coherent sounding arrangement for living on Mars, in what he says is a push to forestall human eradication; he as of late sent one of his extravagance electric autos out into space; and he's the visionary behind the proposed and extremely frequently slowed down rapid transportation framework Hyperloop, and in addition the creator behind the Musk electric stream, a plane that would utilize vertical take-off and landing innovation and utilize electric fan drive rather than oil based non-renewable energy sources.

    Roused by what he says is worry over an Earth-wide temperature boost, supportable vitality, and current utilization propensities, Musk is focused on "changing the world" and raising humankind. It's a respectable interest; while outrageous destitution levels have dropped essentially since 1970, about one billion individuals on the planet are as yet living in neediness. A developing number are affected by ventures, for example, non-renewable energy sources. The Tesla auto line has turned into Musk's leader eco item; it's a grown-up toy as much as it's a guardian angel for the every day suburbanite, taking out the requirement for gas while driving a standout amongst the most searched out vehicles available today.

    IS AN ELECTRIC CAR BETTER FOR THE PLANET THAN A MEAT-FREE DIET?

    Be that as it may, exactly how can it contrast with surrendering meat? Are veggie lovers supporting the planet than Musk is?

    Ongoing information propose that meat and dairy generation are making essentially more ozone harming substances than beforehand accepted. Specialists have differing gauges; some put domesticated animals generation at around 14 percent of aggregate GHGs while others have recommended it might be more probable closer to half all things considered. The distinction lies in what's being estimated; the 14 percent is regularly just credited to creatures discharging methane into nature through typical real capacities. This arrival of methane has been observed to be exacerbated by unnatural eating regimens, for example, grain-based feed. In any case, there's significantly more to animals creation than cow fertilizer; there's the feed generation, the circulation of common assets like new water, the obliteration of timberlands that sequester carbon with a specific end goal to develop soy and different yields for those unnatural weight control plans. The greater part of this for simply making 37 percent of the aggregate worldwide protein supply.

    In an ongoing report dispatched by the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy and GRAIN, scientists take note of that domesticated animals makers are poised to deliver 80 percent of suitable ozone depleting substance spending plans by 2050. The world's best five meat and dairy makers as of now create a bigger number of discharges than the world's best non-renewable energy source makers, including ExxonMobil and Shell.

    Analysts have likewise noticed that GHGs from the world's best 20 meat and dairy makers have surpassed that of whole nations — including Germany and the UK.
     
  2. Jamie in Chile

    Jamie in Chile Veteran Member

    I would summarise as follows in terms of who is doing more good in the world:

    Elon Musk > 1 Vegan
    All the vegans in the world > Elon Musk
    1 vegan > 1 person selling their petrol/diesel car and buying an electric car
    Elon Musk > most individuals on Earth
    Elon Musk > you
    Elon Musk > me
     
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  3. Indian Summer

    Indian Summer Administrator Owner

    I'm quite impressed with Elon Musk, actually. However, it's not realistic that we can all be Elon Musks.

    Most of us can however be vegans. (Or many of us can be vegan-ish, at least.)
     
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  4. MadamSarcastra

    MadamSarcastra 1½ years vegan, 4 years meat-free!

    Location:
    Mid-Michigan
    Yeah, well, I'm far less impressed by Musk after he called a Thai cave rescuer a "pedo-guy".... :brood:

    One can do amazing things & still be a complete a$$hole.
     
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  5. silva

    silva Addicted Poster

    Location:
    Ohio, U.S.A
    I can accept that Musk is a dick and still be in awe of how of his mind works and what he has accomplished. He's done more for the advancement of science than any of us will ever achieve.

    I've just heard so much hate for him because he doesn't live up others expectations of a rich guy. Whatever.

    Much the same can be said for so many other scientists, environmentalists....
     
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  6. Andy_T

    Andy_T Addicted Poster Forum Moderator

    Location:
    Hannover, Germany
    I'm impressed by many of the things he has done, much less impressed by others, and I am also aware of the fact that he is a bit of a narcissist/megalomaniac/borderline personality. Maybe that is the price he has to pay for being the way he is.
     
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