"The livestock sector is a major emitter of GHGs...it is unlikely that global temperature rises can be kept below two degrees Celcius in the absence of a radical shift in meat and dairy consumption."
Livestock - Climate Change's Forgotten Sector_ Chatham House Research Paper
“Livestock are one of the most significant contributors to today’s most serious environmental problems. Urgent action is required to remedy the situation.”
Henning Steinfeld, Chief of FAO’s Livestock Information and Policy Branch and senior author of the Livestock's Long Shadow.
Climate change is the biggest threat to life on our planet.
One of the most effective ways to care for the planet is to change what you eat. Eat to save the world.
Chew on the facts... The global meat and dairy industry is responsible for as much greenhouse gases as the transport sector combined. Greenhouse gases are driving climate change - the biggest threat to the future of our planet. You can reduce your food-related carbon footprint by up to 50% if you go vegan. Animal agriculture is destroying our environment. It causes up to 91% of Amazon deforestation. Growing vegan food uses 50% less land than animal agriculture. And a meat and dairy diet is inherently wasteful. Bear in mind that for every 100 calories fed to animals, we receive back only 12 calories by consuming their flesh and milk. Feeding crops to people rather than farmed animals could feed three billion more people. Taste the future. Eat vegan for a week and Plate Up for the Planet.