Would you give up animal products to save the planet? No more meat, dairy, leather, cheese. Cheese?
|Even the most efficient livestock is more |
costly than cropping, researchers say.
To a lot of people, that idea sounds like the end of the world — bacon is, after all, objectively delicious — but our options may be growing thin.
With the global population predicted to tip the scales at 10 billion by 2060, in a paper published in Science today researchers have analysed the environmental impacts caused by our food production and consumption.
The idea behind the study was to help inform food producers and consumers on better ways to reduce their impact on the planet.
Read the story by science reporter, Nick Kilvert, from ABC News - “Would you go vegan to save the planet? Researchers say it might be our best option.”