At 38, he’s part of the first generation that grew up recognizing climate change as a major threat. With the endless flood of news flagging the dangers of widespread drought, air pollution and animal extinction, the young billionaire has been forced to question the best use of his time and resources. Today — often flying in the face of status quo — he uses his wealth and influence to build a greener future for the Middle East.
Given the current political circumstances, it’s easy to feel discouraged. But it’s important to remember that the future of our country doesn’t rest in the hands of one man.
As individuals, we have more power than we realize. The choices we make in our daily lives can be even more effective than legislation or executive orders or policy positions. And the more of us who take action, the more change we can affect.
When it comes to curbing climate change, there’s one behavior shift that’s more powerful than anything else we can do: adopt a vegan lifestyle. Believe it or not, science has shown that veganism is the most efficacious solution to our world’s most pressing concerns.
What if I said you could switch to a diet of tasty, healthy food, which could reduce your weight and lessen your impact on the environment, more so than if you stopped driving and flying? What if this meant you would be eating no eggs, dairy, meat or fish?
A major opportunity for avoiding climate change’s worst impacts lies in reducing methane emissions, particularly from food production, according to a pair of new studies.
Nothing hits the planet as hard as rearing animals. Caring for it means cutting out meat, dairy and eggs.