Eating vegan is better than eating local

On Monday 8th October 2018, the IPCC (the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change), issued their special report  (https://www.ipcc.ch/report/sr15/) focused on the importance of keeping global warming to within 1.5°C of pre-industrial levels, or else the world will suffer dire consequences. Since then, the news media has been full of articles, letters and posts on… Continue reading Eating vegan is better than eating local

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Meat and greenhouse gas emissions, and the grass-fed fallacy

In this edition of the BBC Radio 4 programme Inside Science - first broadcast BBC Radio 4 on 17th November 2016 - the question of meat's contribution to climate change is discussed after in the previous week's broadcast a climate change scientist confirmed that being vegan would reduce your carbon footprint by 50% compared to… Continue reading Meat and greenhouse gas emissions, and the grass-fed fallacy