Study: Eating less meat should be focus of global post-Covid-19 recovery plans

clock • 3 min read
Plant-based diets are increasingly popular amid mounting environmental concern
Image:

Plant-based diets are increasingly popular amid mounting environmental concern

New analysis from University of Edinburgh demonstrates how healthier diets could support global recovery in a post-pandemic world

Reducing the amount of meat eaten globally in a post-pandemic world could help reduce the impact of climate change and avert up to 26 million deaths annually, a new study by The University of Edinburgh...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Choose from 3 paid membership levels or start a 7-day no strings trial

Join nowTry 7 day trial

 

Already a BusinessGreen member?

Login

More on Biodiversity

 Credit: iStock

'Making good progress': The headlines from the UK's latest UN climate progress report

The UK's progress on emissions reductions, climate policy, and international finance has been charted in its latest National Communication report to the UN - BusinessGreen takes a look at the key takeaways

Cecilia Keating
clock 11 August 2022 • 8 min read
A meat tax is probably inevitable - here's how it could work

A meat tax is probably inevitable - here's how it could work

Healthier and more sustainable food could be made cheaper as meat and dairy becomes more expensive, argue environmental economists Cameron Hepburn and Franziska Funke

Cameron Hepburn, University of Oxford, and Franziska Funke, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
clock 11 August 2022 • 4 min read
Credit: iStock

Study: Major firms may be performing worse than they think against net zero goals

Major new academic study sets out fresh climate progress assessment framework for corporates

Michael Holder
clock 10 August 2022 • 3 min read