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Bibliography of grazing and climate change resources

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**Overwhelmed by this list? Start here to see Alan Savory’s TED talk explaining how planned grazing can reverse climate change.



  • Schwartz. J. (2013). Cows Save the Planet: And Other Improbable Ways of Restoring Soil to Heal the Earth. Vermont, USA: Chelsea Green Publishing.
  • Niman, N. H. (2014). Defending Beef: The Case for Sustainable Meat Production. USA: Chelsea Green Publishing.
  • Fairlie, S. (2010). Meat: A benign extravagance. Hampshire, UK: Permanent Publications.
    Simon Fairlie argues that society needs to reorientate itself back to the land, both physically and spiritually and explains why an agriculture that can most readily achieve this is one that includes a measure of livestock farming.

Articles and Posts


  • Richard Teague, a range scientist from Texas A&M University:
  • Soil scientist, Dr Elaine Ingham, chief scientist at Rodale Institute:
  • Peer-Reviewed research from Rodale showing how regenerative agriculture can sequester more carbon than humans are now emitting.
  • Regeneration International: GHG Mitigation Potential of Different Grazing Strategies n the US Southern Great Plains:
  • The Australian Dairy Farmer: ETS Lifeline: Soils Capable of Absorbing Cattle Methane
  • Amazing Carbon: Ruminants and Methane

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