Here’s why we need to rethink veganism

A brief climate change video essay on the environmental impacts of veganism, and how we can reframe going vegan less as a lifestyle and more as an aspiration. While eating a plant-based diet does greatly reduce your carbon footprint due to the meat industry’s rampant fossil fuels use, going vegan is sometimes not accessible to all.

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Resources:
1. Most Effective Ways to Reduce Carbon Footprint: http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/aa7541/meta
2. Carrying Capacity of Various Meatless Diets: https://www.elementascience.org/articles/10.12952/journal.elementa.000116/
3. The Meat Industry’s Impact on Deforestation: http://iopscience.iop.org/article/10.1088/1748-9326/10/12/125012/meta#erlaa0aacs3
4. Jodi Roebuck’s Information on Restoration Grazing: http://www.roebuckfarm.com/restoration-grazing.html
5. Meat’s Contribution to Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions: https://www.skepticalscience.com/how-much-meat-contribute-to-gw.html
6. “Being Vegan Isn’t As Environmentally Friendly as You Think” https://qz.com/749443/being-vegan-isnt-as-environmentally-friendly-as-you-think/
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Music:
Puzzle Pieces by Lee Rosevere
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