'Reducing meat consumption must to deal with climate change'

  • A new report has said that consuming less meat was vital in tackling climate change.

    But activists and governments were not confronting the issue head on as they were afraid of a consumer backlash, the report by Chatham House, a think-thank, says.

    Greenhouse gases produced by the livestock industry worldwide is more than the emissions due to cars, trains, planes, and ships put together.

    In order to prevent “catastrophic warming” one could not avoid “tackling meat and dairy consumption,” the report’s lead author said.

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