[Arkangel for Animal Liberation]
The Environment Minister Ben Bradshaw has warned that Britain may need
to go back to Second World War-style rationing if climate change gets
Ben Bradshaw has pointed out that food production did just as much
damage as private transport and housing. Mr. Bradshaw made his
comments as a new government website advised shoppers to help the
planet by avoiding meat and cheese.
The www.direct.gov.uk/greenerfood website makes clear that eating meat
and dairy products contributes to global warming because of the energy
and land needed to rear animals. Sheep and cows also emit harmful
According to the UK Vegan Society 'The meat-intensive diets of the
developed world contribute to global warming, deforestation,
desertification and water pollution.
In a world where every year 6 million children under the age of 5 die
as a result of hunger and malnutrition, the meat-intensive diets of
the western world represent a tragic misuse of limited planetary