This small change could cut halve your diet’s environmental impact

You don’t even need to become a vegetarian.

Avoiding eating meat and dairy is the single best thing you can do for the environment

The bottom line? Eat less meat!

US Beef eaters are responsible for half of food-related emissions

The takeaway message is simple: eat less meat, especially beef.

Replacing beef with beans on Americans’ plates might be the fastest way to cut CO2 emissions

If Americans ate beans instead of beef, the U.S. would realize 50 to 75% of its 2020 GHG-reduction targets.

China builds massive cloning factory to feed its people

A massive, 200 million yuan (over $31 million) commercial animal cloning facility will be built in the Tianjin Economic-Technological Development Area with the sole purpose of cloning China’s cattle.

Study finds most people would support a “meat tax”

Agriculture is a big driver of climate change, with the meat industry standing out among the rest as a source of CO2 emissions and environmental damage; lowering demand for meat or ensuring that farms have as little environmental impact is possible, but costly. Would you be willing to eat less, if it was for the good of the planet? Pay more for your meat? A new study suggests that the idea isn’t as controversial as you may believe on first glance.