The Meatless

In a drive to halt climate change and improve public health, ex-Beatle Paul McCartney urges Europeans to abstain from eating meat at least once a week. Agriculture contributes 18 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions – 60 per cent of which come from livestock.

In a joint statement with the chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Rajendra Pachauri, Paul McCartney in December called on governments and individuals to opt for at least one meat-free day a week to do their bit to fight climate change.

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