A well-publicised report from the Lancet Medical Journal has called for people in western society to drastically alter their diets to ease the effects of global warming.
Some of the changes they call for include eating
To find out how this would affect the average Irish person I tried the diet out for myself and charted my progress.
Monday, March 25th
With the news that diets that are high in meat, dairy and fish are bad for the planet, I’ve decided to do might bit
I’m beginning to
Maybe that Healy Rae was right when he said: “ if you’re a hard worker and do a hard day’s work there’s nothing to bring you back and to revive you again than a piece of good meat”.
I haven’t even gotten off the couch today and I feel like a famine victim. Tomorrow can only be better, right?
Tuesday, March 26th
I haven’t seen 5 am on a clock since my watch ran out of battery, but I’ve been having nightmares, so I can’t sleep. In my
My mother decided to support my noble quest to save the planet and prepare a vegan breakfast for me. God bless her, it was a nice gesture but it looks like a flowerbed and tastes like someone poured vinegar on poison ivy. Might just stick with toast for now.
I hope I’m never subjected to torture because I’ve the willpower of Winnie the Pooh trying to kick his honey habit : absolutely zero. I even tried to take a bite out of a low flying duck earlier. When we’re on the subject, do earthworms count as meat?
I caved. Exactly 29 hours and 43 minutes later my one-man crusade to save the world has ended in glorious (less) failure. The waft of fresh chicken coming from Nandos in Blanchardstown proved to be too much for this eco-warrior. Sure global warming doesn’t exist anyway, just ask the President of America…