Senator Kamala Harris Says Meat Is Destroying the Planet
Charlotte Pointing, Live Kindly
September 9, 2019
Democratic California Senator Kamala Harris says Americans need to be educated about the impact that meat production has on the planet.
Harris — who is in the midst of a presidential campaign — made the comments during CNN’s town hall on the climate crisis.
She said that, although she does enjoy the occasional cheeseburger, the U.S. government needs to create incentives for Americans to make more environmentally-friendly decisions with their food.
“I love cheeseburgers from time to time, I just do,” she said. “But there has to be also what we do in terms of creating incentives that we will eat in a healthy way, that we will encourage moderation, and that we will be educated about the effect of our eating habits on our environment.
‘We Have to Do a Much Better Job’
“We have to do a much better job with that and the government has to do a much better job with that,” she continued. She added that she would support changing the U.S. dietary guidelines to reduce the recommended intake of red meat specifically...
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