Eat Green – Save the World

Climate change advocate, and leading British academic Lord Stern, believes that people must turn to vegetarianism in an effort to conquer global warming.

Direct emissions of methane from cows and pigs is a significant source of greenhouse gases. Methane is 23 times more powerful than carbon dioxide as a global warming gas.

UN figures suggest that meat production is responsible for about 18 per cent of global carbon emissions, including the destruction of forest land for cattle ranching and the production of animal feeds such as soy.

Lord Stern believes that public attitude will evolve until meat-eating is unacceptable, saying “I am 61 now and attitudes towards drinking and driving have changed radically since I was a student. People change their notion of what is responsible. They will increasingly ask about the carbon content of their food”

Read the full article at The Times Online.

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  1. Anything for climate change… maybe I can try…
    There's this restaurant in Asia, I forgot the name, but they say in their billboard – all veggies here… Anyways, they have barbecue veggies that looks like and taste like meat on sticks; they have mushroom burgers that taste like real meat… they have all sorts of dishes made out of veggies but some taste like meat… cool!

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