1. Stop or reduce the use of fossil fuels? ? Replaced by renewable energy When? Building a new energy system takes a long time.
2. Stop or reduce meat eating? Replaced by vegetables, grains, fruits, beans, tofu, meat substitutes… When? From your next meal!
ZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS UN/FAO’s report “Livestock’s long shadow” states that livestock produces more greenhouse gases than ALL forms of transportation combined.
Dr. Rajendra Pachauri - Head of the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) “Please eat less meat – meat is a very carbon- intensive product.” http://afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5iIVBkZpOUA9Hz3Xc2u-61mDlrw0Q
Supreme Master Ching Hai - World-renowned humanitarian, respected spiritual teacher and accomplished artist “The fastest way to stop 80% of global warming: use animal-free products.” http://www.suprememastertv.com
-1 person switching from a typical American meat-based diet to a fully plant-based diet save 4.1 kg of CO2 per day. 1 -1 person refraining from eating meat a day save the same amount of CO2 that 205 trees absorb a day. 2 1. http://geosci.uchicago.edu/~gidon/papers/nutri/nutriEI.pdfhttp://geosci.uchicago.edu/~gidon/papers/nutri/nutriEI.pdf 2. http://www.carbonfootprint.com/plantingtrees.htmlhttp://www.carbonfootprint.com/plantingtrees.html