Our thoughtful and caring overlords at the United Nations want people to stop eating hamburgers. Meat is not only murder; it also causes global warming. Apparently, the agricultural and meat industries are some of the greatest contributors to global warming. So, it stands to reason that if you want to reduce your carbon footprint, you need to reduce your “foodprint.” If we can’t eat meat anymore, what’s the alternative that the UN suggests? Eating bugs. The Daily Caller reported:
The head of the United Nations Environmental Program wants people to know about things they can do every day to help push the international body’s environmental agenda.
So what’s one way you can do your part for the environment? Why, not eating hamburgers, of course.
— Kara Brussen (@karabrussen) June 4, 2015
UNEP director Achim Steiner made these comments ahead of World Environment Day, which is apparently different than Earth Day. The U.N. has launched a social media campaign to educate people about how they can reduce their environmental footprint by changing their diets.
For years, the U.N. has been trying to get people to eat less meat from livestock and eat more vegetables (and even insects) because it’s better for the climate — the theory is that reducing meat consumption could lower greenhouse gas emissions and fight global warming.