Eating the Planet

This from Joanna Blythman at the Sunday Herald aims to clear some of the clutter of the carnivore vs. vegetarian debate…

“Eating The Planet?, a joint report from Compassion In World Farming, the impeccably well-informed and thoughtful animal welfare organisation, and Friends Of The Earth, our foremost environmental group, argues that we don’t need to go veggie to feed a booming world population and save the planet from climate change and forest destruction. It says that we can indeed produce enough food for everyone in the world, but only if we are prepared to ditch factory farming for more natural and humane farming methods…

The absurd last-century idea that eating limitless piles of cheap, low-grade meat and dairy was some sort of democratic entitlement needs to be looked upon as an aberration in world history. “

Read the full article here. Read/download the full report here:

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