Saturday, 16 May 2009

How they brought the good news from Ghent to Eggs

Mark at "A view from the West" has a post about the Belgian city of Ghent, which is introducing a vegetarian day once a week. Click here for original story

The meat-free day is because of the large impact that a regular non veggie diet has on the Planet. Some estimates attribute 18% of human caused greenhouse gas emissions to this. I'm not going to add to these articles, but I encourage readers to follow up the links.

I couldn't resist, however, torturing the Robert Browning poem "How they brought the good news from Ghent to Aix" for this post's title. It doesn't quite work because Ghent is not going vegan for the day but tant pis...

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