These Cities Aren’t Banning Meat. They Just Want You to Eat More Plants.

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Date of Publication: February 28

Year of Publication: 2024

Publication City: New York, NY

Publisher: The New York Times

Author(s): Cara Buckley

Meat and dairy production are linked to emissions of methane, a potent greenhouse gas.

Amsterdam won’t be giving up its Gouda. Los Angeles eateries will keep serving up combinations of bacon, chicken, egg and blue cheese that are essential to its signature Cobb salads. And Scots can breathe a sigh of relief knowing that Edinburgh has no plans to outlaw haggis.

Yet officials from each of these cities want people to consume less dairy and meat. They are signatories to the Plant Based Treaty, which was launched in 2021 with the aim of calling attention to the role played by greenhouse gases that are generated by food production.

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