Cutting out meat and dairy products is a great way to save the world from your dinner plate, but there are many more, says P. K. Newby
By P. K. Newby
IN JANUARY, people around the world gave up meat and dairy for “veganuary”, a month-long challenge taken to benefit health, the environment and animal welfare. Yet there are year-round ways to dine eco-consciously.
Eschewing animal-based foods is an evidence-based approach that has impacts across the life cycle of food production, including for those who work in it.
Plant-based foods use less land, water and fuel, and create less pollution. A 2018 study of the impacts of 40 foods from 40,000 farms across 119 countries found that eating less or …