New report implores people to eat plant-based to tackle “climate emergency”

Source: Oxford BioScience

A new report published by Oxford’s BioScience is backed by 11,000 scientists in 153 countries states “clearly and unequivocally that planet Earth is facing a climate emergency.” The report warns humanity of imminent climate crisis and warns that the “crisis has arrived and is accelerating faster than most scientists expected” and that the situation “is more severe than anticipated, threatening natural ecosystems and the fate of humanity.

The report outlines several “bold and drastic transformations”in  “six critical and interrelated steps” needed to mitigate the pending consequences, which includes eating mostly plant-based foods while reducing the global consumption of animal products.