Tag: meat

Animal rights activists blockade McDonald’s distribution centres across UK – video

Animal rights protesters have set up blockades at four McDonald’s distribution centres across Britain, which they say will affect about 1,300 restaurants. Activists from Animal Rebellion used trucks and bamboo structures to blockade distribution sites at Hemel Hempstead, Basingstoke, Coventry and Heywood from about 4.30am on Saturday, the group said. The group wants McDonald’s to […]

The low-hanging fruit in the climate battle? Cutting down on meat | Gaby Hinsliff

Eating fewer animal products and less dairy would make a huge difference to carbon emissions Something is cooking in the world of climate politics. Or, perhaps more accurately, something isn’t. This week, the American recipe website Epicurious announced that, for environmental reasons, it wouldn’t publish any new beef recipes. No more steaks, burgers or creative […]

Republicans’ climate credibility hit by make-believe ‘war on burgers’ claim

Unfounded claims do not reflect president’s proposals to tackle global heating, which make no mention of meat consumption At a major summit hosted by Joe Biden last week, a procession of world leaders fretted over the spiraling dangers of the climate crisis, with some pledging further cuts to planet-heating emissions, others touting their embrace of […]