EU agriculture commissioner Phil Hogan in 2017 - cutting ham in Spain (Photo: European Commission)

UN report: eat less meat to combat climate crisis

Tackling food waste and reducing meat consumption can contribute signicantly to staving off the worst effects of climate change, the United Nations' climate panel said in a report published Thursday (8 August).

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) said that between 25 to 30 percent of all food produced is lost or wasted.

Global food waste and food loss was responsible ...

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