Add this film to your documentary to-watch list, Cowspiracy. (Note: this is not a movie filled with horrific images of animals stuck in factory farms to scare you away from eating meat (the title sounds a little scary)).
The film is a thoughtful exploration into the factory farming industry and how it is severely impacting climate change for the worst in the United States and throughout the world. What’s most fascinating about the film is that the filmmakers didn’t set out to make a movie about factory farming, but rather the primary contributors to climate change, whatever they were. Along the way, they discovered the secretive truth that so many environmental groups were hiding. From the film’s description:
“Animal agriculture is the leading cause of deforestation, water consumption and pollution, is responsible for more greenhouse gases than the transportation industry, and is a primary driver of rainforest destruction, species extinction…
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