Let's balance out

Let's balance out: one good and one bad news about the climate. Two hamburgers a week to save the planet
Published by Ludovica Luvi F. on 2022-10-28 in Eco
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Let's balance out: what is it?

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 last article. Shall we begin?

So what do you want first? The good news or the bad news?

Good news: two hamburgers a week to reduce emissions

We all know that in order to do a favor to the planet and do our part in reducing CO2 emission, we should all eat less meat. But exactly how much meat can we still eat? Well, according to this article by The Guardian, the right quantity should be two hamburgers a week. Or you know, an equivalent measure of any other meat. Click here to read all the other sector of life we should improve to lower emissions!
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Bad news: climate change is impacting our health

According to a study made by 99 experts (including the WHO), climate change is impacting the health of people all around the world. In general, extreme weather conditions has put a lot of pressure on health services (like hospitals) that were already in critical conditions after the Covid-19 pandemic. As we read on the BBC, the main health risks of high temperatures are respiratory diseases that cause heart strokes and also damage mental health-wise.
The next major conference, COP27, will be in Egypt in November, and hopefully world leaders will also talk about this important issue.