By Ivy Farm
on Tue Jul 06 2021
The upcoming national food strategy from Henry Dimbleby is widely expected to ask people to cut back on meat to help the UK go net-zero. Families will be urged to eat fewer steaks and to ditch bacon rolls because of the sky-high carbon emissions linked with intensive farming.
It’s true that something has to change. Food production accounts for 26 per cent of the world’s greenhouse gases and agriculture takes up 50 per cent of the land — and that’s before you consider the probable two billion increase in the world’s population over the coming decades.