McDonald’s takes a bite out of the vegan market with new Veggie Dippers

The product will be made of rice, red peppers, tomato pesto, split peas and breadcrumbs

Walt Disney World takes a sustainable ride with vegan meal announcement

In total, more than 400 new plant-based dishes will be launched across the firm’s theme parks in the US

University of Cambridge slashes emissions with dietary switch-up

The university said its implementation of measures such as removing beef and lamb from the menu in 2016 has had a signficant effect on its carbon footprint

Have you got beef with a greener planet?

We headed out into the streets of London to ask the public what they thought of banning beef and whether they would consider adapting their diet to tackle climate change

Do fish and chip shops have a plaice in modern society?

A restaurant in Leicester has closed after the owner became concerned with the environmental impacts of the business

Vegan diet ‘could cut global emissions by ten billion tonnes’

A new study suggests dropping animal products from diets could also save more than a hundred thousand lives in the UK alone

‘Most meat won’t come from animals’ by 2040

Researchers from consultancy AT Kearney predict by this time, 60% of meat will be either grown in vats or be replaced by plant-based proteins

Squirrel lasagne
Forget lentils – low carbon cuisine is all about squirrel lasagne

That’s according to Borough Market’s Native restaurant, which has added the dish to their menu

Cooked crickets
Selfridges bugs out with new range of insect-based snacks

The department store is to start selling pasta, protein bars and granola made from insect flour

Man holding basket of fruit and vegetables in a supermarket
Flexitarian food puts meat-based diets at steak to save the planet

Scientists say greener diets are needed to protect the environment, feed the hungry and reduce early deaths