Eating less meat and dairy is an easy way to reduce your climate change impact

By : Eating Better
Oct 9, 2018

Yesterday, we received the most extensive warning yet on the risks of rising global temperatures. But, there are steps we can take to reduce our contribution, and eating less meat and dairy is the cheapest and easiest way to play our part.

A meaty challenge

By : Eating Better
Aug 29, 2018

In this article we catch up with Trewin Restorick from Eating Better alliance partner Hubbub. We wanted to find out the impact of ‘Meat Your Match,’ which was launched in March 2018, it challenged a group of men to halve the amount of meat in their diets by exploring more plant-based protein sources. 

What’s feeding our food?

By : Eating Better
May 17, 2018

In collaboration with Forum for the Future, Eating Better recently hosted a roundtable: Transforming The Way Livestock Are Fed which brought together organisations working to address this hidden part of the food system.

Less is More

Less is More

Eating Better welcomes Greenpeace campaign to halve meat and dairy consumption by 2050.

Action on sustainable diets

New report sets out roadmap for the food service industry.

9th Annual BioFuels Science and Sustainability Tour

Making animal feed fit for the future

The new The Feed Behind Our Food report from Forum for the Future's Protein Challenge 2040 shows why retailers and foodservice need to care about what livestock is fed.

Sammie by Steven Groves

Let's make more sustainable sandwich choices

In the UK we love sandwiches, they are a hugely popular lunch-time option. But a new study has found our choices have a staggering carbon footprint. What can be done?

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Eating Better welcomes FAO call for meat reduction

FAO has previously championed ‘climate smart’ livestock production but the time is right to call for a reduction in the consumption of meat and dairy.

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To fix the climate we need to talk about food

As this year’s international Climate Change Conference (COP23) kicks off in Bonn, Eating Better is calling on global leaders to champion action to curb emissions from the food on our plates.

Cows Grazing by David Baron (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Why eating grass-fed beef isn’t going to help fight climate change

What is the net climate impact of grass-fed ruminants, taking into account all greenhouse gas emissions and removals? The new report Grazed and Confused looks into the evidence.

Beyond the CAP: Policies to support better UK meat and dairy production post-Brexit

Eating Better says Brexit and new trade deals must mean high-standard Britain, particularly for meat and dairy foods. Read our 10 key recommendations for food and farming fit for the future.

The museum of missed opportunities

We need to eat less meat and more fruit and veg, yet how easy is this for a family on a day out? The OutToLunchUK survey has found that 3 out of 4 children’s lunch meals at top family attractions don't include any veg or salad. Visitor attractions need to do a lot more to show children that healthy, sustainable food can be a treat too. 

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