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November 27, 2018 - IFL Science

Veganism Could Take Us Halfway To Meeting Our Climate Goals, Study Says

Veganism Could Take Us Halfway To Meeting Our Climate Goals, Study Says
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There is one lifestyle choice we can all make that could take us halfway to reaching our climate goal of 1.5 °C (2.7°F) or less above pre-industrial temperatures by the end of the century, according to a new study – and that is to go vegan. 

Giving up milk and meat might not sound like a particularly appealing option but according to an article published in the journal Climate Policy, the global livestock sector could exhaust almost half (37 to 49 percent) of the 1.5°C greenhouse gas emission budget allowed by 2030.

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