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Posted June 24, 2016 by Becca Bartholomew

Hollywood stars call for meat consumption drop

  China has enlisted Arnold Schwarzenegger and film-maker James Cameron to call for lower meat consumption, with the government poised to tackle its environmental crisis.
Posted June 24, 2016 by Becca Bartholomew

Climate change campaigners welcome China’s plan to halve meat consumption

Climate change campaigners have welcomed new guidelines which urge Chinese consumers to eat 50 per cent less meat, even though food experts say enticing the country’s growing urban middle classes away from beef and pork will be a huge challenge.
Posted June 24, 2016 by Becca Bartholomew

China is urging people to eat less meat — which could have a big climate impact

Here in the US, the Obama administration has been reluctant to encourage people to eat less meat for health and environmental reasons.
Posted June 24, 2016 by Becca Bartholomew

Why James Cameron and Arnold Schwarzenegger Want You to Eat Less Meat

Teaming up with his old pal Arnold Schwarzenegger and Chinese actress Li Bingbing, Cameron is participating in a series of public-service announcements that encourage people to restrict their meat eating—not only because it’s better for you, but because it might save the world, too.
Posted June 20, 2016 by Becca Bartholomew

China’s plan to cut meat consumption by 50% cheered by climate campaigners

New dietary guidelines could reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 1bn tonnes by 2030, and could lessen country’s problems with obesity and diabetes.
Posted May 24, 2016 by Becca Bartholomew

China’s New Dietary Guidelines Could Be Good News For The Climate

Chinese food has fans around the world, but in China it’s creating a problem.
Posted May 13, 2016 by Design Action

The Netherlands New Dietary Guidelines

The Dutch government has a new message for its residents: when it comes to meat, less is more.
Posted May 13, 2016 by Design Action

Leading U.S. Environment and Health Leaders Support Linking Food & Sustainability

"What we are seeing with the Dietary Guidelines is a rare consensus between the environmental, public health, and nutrition communities," said Rhea Suh, President of NRDC.