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CNN report says pets add to climate ‘crisis,’ suggests Americans feed dogs insect-based food

(by Ashley Sadler | LifeSite News) – Americans should consider purchasing smaller breeds of household pets and feeding them an “insect-based” diet to help curb their alleged influence on the climate, according to a CNN article that circulated on social media last week. The recommendation comes as activists have ramped up calls to normalize bugs and synthetic meat not only in pet diets but in human diets as well.

“Our four-legged friends don’t drive gas-guzzling SUVs or use energy-sucking appliances, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have a climate impact,” CNN suggested in its September article entitled “Our pets are part of the climate problem.”

According to “researchers,” CNN said, dogs and cats “play a significant role in the climate crisis.”

The article, which generated backlash on social media last week after CNN posted a link to it on Twitter, suggested that it’s not so much the pets themselves but their “meat-heavy diet” that “is the biggest contributor to their carbon pawprints.” Read Full Article >

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