Dietary Guidelines

If the world went vegan, carbon emissions would be cut by 70% and 8.1 million deaths could be avoided each year, the UK researchers say. Photo: iStock / Olgaman

Healthy eating guidelines not eco-friendly enough, say scientists

By David Burrows

Following global dietary advice for healthy eating could help avoid over five million deaths per year, but it will only cut carbon emissions by 29% - nowhere near enough to prevent global temperatures rising above two degrees, British researchers say.


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