Food, glorious food! How can we cut its carbon footprint? What did you think about Cowspiracy?

 We really enjoyed eating together on July 3rd with lots of vegetarian and vegan delights. Some of us that evening or later watched the film Cowspiracy (available on Netflix). We’d love your thoughts.

Over the run up to the Paris talks- and at Paris- the emphasis was on the carbon footprint of fuels – heating and transport- but food production also has a massive role in creating greenhouse gases. Since 1960 global meat production has more than trebled and milk production more than doubled.

Friends of the Earth are simply urging those of us who eat meat and dairy to reduce the amount we eat: https://www.foe.co.uk/sites/default/files/downloads/flexitarianism-environmentally-friendly-diet-47222.pdf

 

 

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