German ministry goes vegetarian to set example for climate policy

Eating less meat is a major contribution to the fight against climate change. Governments should set the example. That’s why Germany’s Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks is only serving vegetarian food at official functions. The food served at official events should also be organic, seasonal, as much as possible local and fair trade. A recent study found that diets of limited meat consumption can cut emissions by a third while saving five million lives.

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German ministry goes vegetarian to set example for climate policy

Eating less meat is a major contribution to the fight against climate change. Governments should set the example. That’s why Germany’s Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks is only serving vegetarian food at official functions. The food served at official events should also be organic, seasonal, as much as possible local and fair trade. A recent study found that diets of limited meat consumption can cut emissions by a third while saving five million lives.

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