"America's beloved dogs and cats play a significant role in causing global warming, according to a new study by UCLA. "Publised in peer-revieweed journal PLOS ONE (which touts itself as for its "Rigorous Peer Review")
"Pet ownership in the United States creates about 64 million tons of carbon dioxide a year, UCLA researchers found. That's the equivalent of driving 13.6 million cars for a year. The problem lies with the meat-filled diets of kitties and pooches, according to the study by UCLA geography professor Gregory Okin."