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Meat Consumption

Innovation Earth: Will Real Meat Become Obsolete?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 08.24.2014 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Beef. It's collectively what's for dinner. And with chicken and pork and every other kind of meat, it's increasingly what's for breakfast and lunch. W...

McClimate Change With A Side Of Fries

Stephanie Feldstein | Posted 07.22.2014 | Green
Stephanie Feldstein

Polls have shown that Americans are eating less meat than they used to, and that's good news for the environment and wildlife. It could be good news for McDonald's, too, if the company finally decided to add a meat-free sandwich to its line-up.

Sorry –- No Meat for You!

Jeff N. Simmons | Posted 04.25.2014 | Home
Jeff N. Simmons

Instead of telling people in the developing world, "Sorry, no meat for you," I propose a more hopeful strategy. I propose offering them a choice.

We Need To Make Local Meat More Affordable

Bob Comis | Posted 03.31.2014 | Home
Bob Comis

How is it that someone that feels as strongly as I do about the importance of eating less meat -- for so many powerful reasons -- cannot eat less meat?

How Bad Is Eating Meat? It Might Depend On Your Race, Study Says

Posted 11.03.2012 | Black Voices

That Meatless Monday routine you've been trying to adopt may do your cardiovascular system some good, but according to new research from The Cancer In...

Global Meat Production And Consumption Slows Down

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 10.24.2012 | Home

A new report from the Worldwatch Institute reveals that although worldwide meat production and consumption are still on the rise, drought and disease ...

Vegetarian Diet Needed To Avoid Global Food And Water Crisis, Report Says

Posted 03.20.2013 | Green

A new report warns that unless the world's population adopts a vegetarian diet over the next 40 years, we may face a global food shortage crisis nothi...

The Countries That Eat The Most And Least Meat

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 05.04.2012 | Home

Of all the countries in the world, which consumes the most meat per person? The answer might surprise you. "Nope, it's not the burger-loving U.S. ...

Should Meat Be Sold With Warning Labels?

Nil Zacharias | Posted 09.10.2011 | Home
Nil Zacharias

In spite of ample evidence highlighting the problems with excessive meat consumption, physicians are not provided any specific guidance about counseling their patients on reducing meat consumption.

Eco Etiquette: Can You Be A Weekday Vegetarian?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

From an environmental perspective, I take issue with an all-or-nothing approach to meat eating. We don't insist that people ride their bikes exclusively, or only shop at the farmers market, or never travel by airplane

PHOTOS: Red, White And GREEN: 5 Tips For An Eco 4th Of July

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Send all your eco-inquiries to Jennifer Grayson at Questions may be edited for length and clarity. Any tips for throwing an ...

The American Diet: USDA Chart Compares What We Should Be Eating To What We Are Eating

Grist | Tom Philpott | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The above chart, created by the USDA, compares the food consumed by the average U.S. citizen (using "loss-adjusted food availability" data as a proxy ...

Eco Etiquette: Can You Be An Environmentalist Without Being Vegetarian?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

A funny thing happens when you don't berate your friends for not subscribing to your particular eco-philosophy and instead encourage them to make small changes: Those smaller changes lead to larger ones.