Being vegan doesn’t automatically mean you’re helping the environment

Sarah Goody, 16-year-old climate activist and founder of ClimateNow breaks down what she sees as the biggest pros and cons of being vegan, and the impact out food choices have on the environment.
3:26 | 04/19/21

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There is this stigma around hedonism and it's better around for years only years that we're judging network pushy and that is one thing acting. Perfectly you're not doing every. My aim is there and he and I am. San Francisco Bay Area founder. Prices now. Atlanta marketing seasons of us at GCC on or about the issue. From behind with the resources to go out is their communities mean anything. Okay. Went under doesn't. Just how detrimental. These issue of animal agricultural plants and animals but wherever I knew that I have to do something and released back to you was. Take a personal seen huge benefit our environment invent offices have. So I went around that time and continued. I'm eating diet for about three more years and it was an infield this year and that makes it more engines and well at least I am not because. I was looking for other options and my neighbors have a bunch of chickens and they lay eggs all the time. So it would actually takes its parent and realized that it maybe I could still be helping plan and still be hoping. Animals in the same way. I was eating these eggs that were seen him around. I'm kind of three b.s. Switching to maybe get her baby's diet sacked once its books. The only beneficial. Q are his and her. Q what it can't be super beneficial in helping your own personal health and every packs I think gateway. Inching taking other environmental actions and changing your lifestyle and better impact the I think the three biggest popular. It associations when it could be in diet or maybe I is that one. Not all products. And ingredients that go injured man excuse. Are helping the environment they're still ingredients and process is that going to eight hate our traditional meal. Are harming the environment for example like palm oil are plastic. And hope your personal health. I'll begin foods. How a lot of nutritional value you can still eat the job but say here's me get. And in three not all of you who is affordable and accessible to people in the United States and around the world. I think everyone kid. First others the end of where their diet is. Negatively or positively. Impact the environment it's apple where guests and general understanding. That starts the conversation. About how we can better our environment. Yeah yeah small little changes. Date he steps into you becoming more plain face. If you want to become in making those small steps to hopefully explain apple you'll have to you know all of a sudden cut animal fighting. From your diet. It. Today. And ordered I start to make this heated and those questions. Global face and I.

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