Climate-conscious consumers need to eat WORMS and grasshoppers to protect the environment – as a scientist reveals that halloumi is no better for the planet than bacon
- Scientists recommend adding meal worms and locusts to Aussie diets
- They claim that changes are needed to reduce food-related greenhouse gas emissions
- Steak, sausages and halloumi were suggested to help the cause
Scientists have revealed the perfect diet for climate-conscious consumers.
Sustainability expert Dr. Michalis Hadjikakou & # 39; s & # 39; climate diet & # 39; is aimed at reducing greenhouse gases.
Dr. Hadjikakou, a researcher at Deakin University in Melbourne, suggested that protein sources such as quinoa and chia are consumed instead of a hearty steak or lamb.
The menu includes mealworms, locusts, kangaroo meat and quinoa, and exclusive Australian favorites such as sausages.
Scientists have revealed the perfect diet for climate-conscious consumers – and it can be a shock to some millennials
The menu includes mealworms, kangaroo meat and quinoa and excludes some obvious choices such as steak and sausage
Experts have also warned about vegetarian favorite halloumi.
Conscious consumers who choose halloumi for brunch over bacon may want to reconsider, such as scientists have claimed that the dairy industry also has a major impact on emissions.
According to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Australians are the second largest meat eaters in the world, behind the United States.
Figures showed that Australians eat around 95 kg per person every day.
& # 39; Mass production of meat is the leading cause of land harvesting in the world, if not directly for the animals themselves, then indirectly for monocultures such as corn or soy that feed them & # 39 ;, said economist Gillian Hewitson of the University of Sydney. The Guardian.
Sustainability expert Dr. Michalis Hadjikakou, of Deakin University, Melbourne suggested that protein sources such as quinoa and chia are consumed instead of a hearty steak or lamb
Scientists have recommended introducing worms and locusts (pictured) into Australians' diets to reduce diet-related greenhouse gas emissions
Scientists who wrote the study Country-specific food shifts to mitigate climate and water crisesalso recommended buying local products and avoiding imported fruit and vegetables.
The study also noted edible weeds as a cheap and healthy alternative.
The dietary advice comes as more and more Australians take to the streets and demand that they demand a target of net zero carbon emissions by 2030.
Over the past few months, Extinction Rebellion activists have been stripped and traveled through cities across Australia to raise awareness of their cause.
Protesters are also responsible for causing chaos for the commuter by closing streets and even gluing themselves to roads.
Pictured: students gathered to ask the government to take action against climate change at Martin Place on November 30, 2018
Millions of people from all over the world are expected to leave work and school as part of & # 39; Strike 4 Climate Action & # 39; held on 20 September
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