Reduce meat consumption for health and planet

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Reduce consumption of meat through focused health strategies, promotional campaigns, education. Reduce meat at schools. This also has positive impact on health and animal welfare as well as the planet.

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The burning of fossil fuels for energy and animal agriculture are two of the biggest contributors to global warming, along with deforestation.

Animal agriculture is responsible for 13–18% of human-caused greenhouse gas emissions globally, and less in developed countries.

Meat consumption is also linked to Amazon deforestation and wild fires.

The intensive production of livestock is tearing down our forests, polluting our water, shifting the climate, and putting human health at risk.

Reducing our consumption of meat would also benefit our health.

by AlexCochrane on October 26, 2020 at 01:59PM

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