Lord Lawson's climate think-tank under review after adviser offers to write paper for sham oil company | Environment | The Independent
Global Warming Policy Foundation: The wealthy backers behind the climate change sceptics | Environment | The Independent
But one story which particularly caught the media's attention was that of the former Governor of California exhorting us eat less meat:
Arnold Schwarzenegger urges people to save the planet at Paris Climate meet | Daily Mail Online
Eat less meat – or else: the Terminator - Food Manufacture
Today's Independent carried comment by Janet Street Porter, which, for all of her insistence, agrees pretty much with what Arnie has to say:
At the Paris climate conference, the Terminator, former bodybuilder and ex-California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger delivered an impassioned rant ordering us to give up meat two days a week to reduce greenhouses gases...
My 5:2 regime means all the conflicting arguments are covered in one week. For five days I eat a veggie breakfast of fruit, nuts and seeds followed by wholemeal heavy bread, topped with mashed avocado or raw tomato. On Saturday and Sunday, I eat a full English breakfast: bacon, egg, mushrooms and toast with marmalade.
Now we know that even vegetarianism is bad for the planet, it’s time you Greens embraced my diet | Voices | The Independent
But the question of lettuce came up in Janet's piece - and has been brought up everywhere:
Lettuce 'three times worse than bacon' for the environment, scientists claim
Greenhouse gas emissions from lettuce production are three times higher per calorie than from bacon, study finds
Lettuce 'three times worse than bacon' for the environment, scientists claim - Telegraph
Futures Forum: Climate change: it's cool to be vegetarian
Futures Forum: Climate change: the role of livestock and agriculture.......... or: "Can steak save the planet?"