The Dangers to Our Planet of Meat & Dairy

The news media and the world are becoming increasingly aware of the damage animal agriculture inflicts on the climate and our environment. Rarely a week passes without mention of the need to shift our diets away from meat and towards plants, for the survival of future generations. Catch up on some of the most seminal news stories below.

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November 24, 2015 | Independent

Meat industry creates same amount of greenhouse gases as all the vehicles in the world

The industry accounts for 15 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions, according to Chatham House.
November 24, 2015 | BBC

Can eating less meat help reduce climate change?

Americans love hamburgers —we eat about three burgers a week. But what are the hidden environmental costs?
November 23, 2015 | The Guardian

Meat tax far less unpalatable than government thinks, research finds

People are more likely to back policies to curb meat eating for health and climate reasons, Chatham House survey suggests.
August 17, 2015 | ThinkProgress

Meat eaters are the number one cause of worldwide species extinction, study warns

A meat-inclusive diet often comes with a side of environmental caveats, including livestock’s contribution to global warming, and its contribution to deforestation.
August 1, 2012 | Reveal

The Hidden Cost of Hamburgers by Center for Investigative Reporting

Americans love hamburgers —we eat about three burgers a week. But what are the hidden environmental costs?