Let's balance out

Let's balance out: one good and one bad news about the climate. In UK they are eating less meat
Published by Ludovica Luvi F. on 2021-10-14 in Eco
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It isn't as bad as you think. Or maybe it is.

Another week has passed and we're back with the climate updates! This is "Let's balance out" and you'll read one good news and one bad news about the climate crisis. Here you can find the article of last week. Shall we begin?

So what do you want first? The good news or the bad news?
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In this article by the BBC they talk about a study that shows how in the UK the consumption of meat has fallen by 17% in the last decade. The study doesn't show the reasons why this happened, but other researches from 2019 say that the 40% of people who were trying to reduce their meat consumption were doing that because of health reasons or environmental ones. Regardless of that, this changing process is happening too slowly and the goal is to reduce the consumption of meat by 30% in the next 10 years.
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In the US there have been hundreds of protests made by Indigenous activists with the purpose of asking the President Joe Biden to stop making projects based on fossil fuels and to declare the climate emergency. The Guardian reports that even though the protests were harmless, the police responded with force. If you want to know more, read here!

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