The following tables indicates the CO2 production in kg CO2 equivalents per kg of meat depending on the animal:
|1 kg of meat from ||produces kg CO2e |
|chicken|| 4.57 |
Source: Environmental Impacts on Food Production and Consumption. http://www.defra.gov.uk/science/project_data/DocumentLibrary/EV02007/EV02007_4601_FRP.pdf
Less meat + dairy products = Reduced personal carbon footprint.