Episode 104: Defending Beef with Author Nicolette Hahn Niman


Aaron Zober welcomes author Nicolette Hahn Niman to his program. Nicolette recently released the second edition of her groundbreaking book Defending Beef, which blew the lid off all the myths surrounding the environmental and health claims against beef. Nicolette explains the reason she’s released a new version of her book with updated information. She then gets into the details debunking claims of cattle and methane, insufficient land, and intensive water use. Nicolette talks about how cattle are important to soil science, which there’s a growing focus on. In addition to letting people know about all of the environmental benefits of beef, Nicolette also delves into the importance of beef to human health and even the ethics of eating meat.

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