‘Less meat per day keeps emissions at bay’

Photo: Stephanie Nijhuis

Photo: Stephanie Nijhuis

Last Friday, The Journal from Queen’s University released a letter stressing meat’s contribution to climate change.

When you’re deciding whether or not to shell out an extra dollar to add bacon to your burger, you’re making a choice that affects more than just your wallet. You’re deciding whether or not to support a system that systematically destroys our ecosystems.

The letter was signed by Kathleen Houlahan Chayer, a fourth-year Environmental Science major and the Chair of Sustainability for the Society of Conservation Biology, Kingston Chapter.

Read the entire piece here.

On the same topic, read the report “Changing Climate, Changing Diets: Pathways to Lower Meat Consumption” from The Chatham House (November 2015).