Agriculture, Food and Beverage

What is the climatarian diet, and is it better for the planet than going vegan or vegetarian?

Climatarian diet encourages you to cut down on meat overall and to choose high-welfare and local meat where possible, while avoiding food waste and choosing seasonal, local foods. Image: Unsplash/engin akyurt

Mark Maslin

Professor of Earth System Science, UCL

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If the whole world went vegan it would save nearly 8 billion tonnes CO2. Climatarian diet can create a better balance. Image: The Conversation.

With climatarian diet, a global move away from meat would free up a huge amount of land, since billions of animals would no longer have to be fed. Image: Unsplash/Kees Streefkerk.

Every year we slaughter 69 billion chickens, 1.5 billion pigs. Climatarian diet helps resolve such ethical dimensions. Image: The Conversation.

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