Meat industry: the big omission from the talks on emissions

 

Meat industry is the second greenhouse gas producer (methane and several others gases worse than CO2 in terms of global warming) and astoundingly it’s not yet in the UN negotiation agenda. Big environmental NGOs also tend to ignore farm animals while opportunistically base many of their campaigns on saving endangered polar bears.

Alexandra Clark, a sustainable food campaigner and member of Humane Society, tells us about their current campaign to push for meat reduction on diets, a key issue that will have to be negotiated at the UN by 2018.

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