October 27, 2009

Apparently London’s climate chief, Lord Stern, has recommended that people adopt a vegetarian diet for environmental reasons. Startling. Outrageous. Ludicrous!

This, of course, has been the recommendation for more than 20 years. There are innumerable books on this topic, the most recent of which, Eating Animals, by Jonathan Safran Foer, even turned Queen-cum-Senator Amidala away from the dark side. Maybe this will help contextualize: MotherJones has a story on environmental push-back from big agriculture.

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  1. […] world needs give up meat in an effort to combat climate change. While Lord Stern’s suggestion was not startling to some, perhaps the reason for Stern’s announcement was a heads up on a new publication by The […]

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