Our societal attachment to meat is deep: so deep that ONE study (falsely) claiming lettuce is worse for the environment than bacon is going viral. What is so fascinating is that dozens of peer-reviewed studies have demonstrated the exact opposite: that animal foods are not only bad for the environment, their consumption is one of the main accelerators … Continue reading Lettuce or bacon? You decide.
It may come as a surprise to most people that the European Union (EU) has been openly discussing the potential benefits of reducing animal food consumption for nearly two decades. In fact, in 1998 they described reducing consumption as ‘arguably‘ the best way to address the environmental problems caused by animal food production . As they … Continue reading Something Needs to Change