This is really very simple – a quick fix if you will. We just need more people who are willing to take that extra step and transition to a plant-based diet.
Are we moving toward a science-fiction reality? In an effort to curb climate change, a consortium of scientists has proposed injecting aerosols into the atmosphere, to reflect sunlight away from Earth. One expert calls this idea “chemotherapy for the planet.”
What’s next: Soylent green? Not necessarily, if we just shift our focus onto soymilk and greens. There are clear and credible options for reducing greenhouse gas emissions right in front of our faces that don’t sound like a plotline from Star Trek.
We can decarbonise our economy – while also reducing methane emissions, saving water, retaining forests, and keeping oceans healthy – by simply going vegan.