How can eating veggies save the planet? Because to produce meat and fish takes MUCH more energy and earth resources than it takes to make your ear of corn or your sweet potato.
A city in Belgium has decided to avoid meat once a week. I wish Houston would do the same, but it would take a lot to get the meat eaters to give up a little of their beef.
"Day of the lentil burghers: Ghent goes veggie to lose weight and save planet," London Guardian, March 14, 2009
also see: "Why eating less meat could cut global warming," London Guardian, November 11, 2007