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

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

The Chinese government has outlined a plan to reduce its citizens’ meat consumption by 50%, in a move that climate campaigners hope will provide major heft in the effort to avoid runaway global warming.

 

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/jun/20/chinas-meat-consumption-climate-change