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[Environment] Meatless Farm Urges UK Government To Discourage Meat Consumption To Meet Carbon Targets

It comes after the UK government announced the world's most 'ambitious' carbon emissions targets Credit: Meatless Farm Vegan meat giant The Meatless Farm Company is urging the UK government to up its chances of meeting carbon emission targets. The company welcomed the government’s targets to slash emissions by 78 percent by 2035 – announced earlier this week – but argues they don’t go far enough. Gas emissions targets Meatless Farm calls the government to improve access, availability, and understanding of meat reduction. This is in order to meet the targets – which Prime Minister Boris Johnson declared ‘the most ambitious in the world’. Continue...

[Media] Children’s TV Show Blue Peter Encourages Viewers To Go Meat Free To Fight Climate Crisis

'The best thing anyone can do for the environment is to reduce meat consumption...' Children’s TV series Blue Peter is encouraging viewers to go meat-free to fight the climate crisis . The show has launched a new initiative called Climate Heroes, which challenges participants to take on eco-friendly tasks. There are three separate pledges, which includes requests. such as ‘Sort the rubbish recycling at home carefully’ and ‘Save water by turning off the taps when you brush your teeth. Using less water gives plants and trees more to drink’. If children stick to the pledges for at least two weeks, they can apply for a green version of the iconic Blue Peter badge. Continue...