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  • 21
  • Dec

Video: Climate Change 2.0: Chomped if We Want It!

A new video from international environmentalists Robert Goodland and Jeff Anhang, created as part of the Chomping Climate Change campaign, has been featured on Sir Paul McCartney’s Meat Free Monday campaign website.

The video comes shortly after the most recent rounds of COP17 talks in Durban, South Africa, and is designed to outline what people can do to help limit greenhouse-gas emissions and reduce the dangerous levels of carbon already in the atmosphere.

With a recent UN report on climate change, and Worldwatch Institute’s Livestock and Climate Change report both … Read more.


  • 15
  • Jun

Is Boris Going To Reward Vegan Restaurants?

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So Boris Johnson has announced a £3 million scheme to reward low-carbon neighbourhoods. I’m hoping this means he will reward some of London’s amazing vegan restaurants for doing their part to clean up the planet. If so, perhaps even more great animal-friendly establishments will start popping up around the city.

The meat and dairy industries are damaging our planet. In fact, the United Nations has said that the meat industry produces more greenhouse-gas emissions than all the cars in the world. So Boris would be bonkers not to … Read more.


  • 05
  • May

More Taxes Please!

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With pressure mounting as the 6th May General Election grows ever nearer, there’s a great deal of conflicting opinion about which tax proposals will help restore Britain’s failing economy. However, all the proposals I’ve seen have failed to include the one tax I would love to see introduced: an excise duty on meat, milk and eggs. Taxing “flesh foods” and animal secretions will help save animals, halt climate change and other environmental problems and reduce the crippling costs of meat consumption that burden the National Health Service.

Consumers … Read more.