Motor Mouth

More than meats the eye in fight against global warming

Livestock matches the global warming impact of cars. PHOTO: REUTERS

SINGAPORE - If you want to do your part to stave off global warming, you might want to forgo that juicy steak instead of a stonking sport utility vehicle.

Discredited as they are, passenger cars actually contribute only 12 per cent to global carbon dioxide emissions, according to estimates culled from the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the European Parliament.

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