UN urges global move to meat and dairy-free diet | Environment | guardian.co.uk

Posted by Trish Riley, June 6, 2010

Excellent news sent our way by our webmaster, Alex Parkinson, a confirmed Vegan: “A global shift towards a vegan diet is vital to save the world from hunger, fuel poverty and the worst impacts of climate change, a UN report said today.

Agriculture, particularly meat and dairy products, accounts for 70% of global freshwater consumption, 38% of the total land use and 19% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions…”

via UN urges global move to meat and dairy-free diet | Environment | guardian.co.uk.