Cut meat consumption to save the planet? The numbers do not add up
Report claims reducing meat consumption, while tripling consumption of beans and pulses and quadrupling the amount of nuts and seeds consumed, would drastically reduce GHG emissions. But are the alternatives any better for the environment?
A recent report by a group of researchers and scientists indicating that it is necessary for the world to cut its beef consumption by 90%, and its general red meat consumption by 60%+, in order to save the planet from environmental collapse, inevitably raises a number of major questions.