The GOOD 30-Day Challenge: Go Vegetarian

Posted on June 6, 2011

0 is a platform for people who want to do well by doing good. They want to engage and challenge the people, ideas and institutions driving change in the world. Check them out.

This June, their entire staff is going on a 30-day Vegetarian (or possibly Vegan) challenge – as part of a monthly challenge to live better. And they’ll using the hashtag #30DaysofGOOD to keep you abreast of their progress. Watch their video here:

This is taken right off their blog post:

It’s fast becoming a well-known fact that eating less meat is good for the earth. Dr. Rajendra Pachauri, chair of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, has said that “in terms of immediacy of action and the feasibility of bringing about reductions in a short period of time, [people eating less meat] clearly is the most attractive” way to fight climate change. Authors from Upton Sinclair to Jonathan Safran Foer have detailed the horrific animal cruelty and human-rights abuses associated with factory farming and meat processing. And most doctors will tell you that eating fewer animal products is simply better for your health. As beloved food writer Michael Pollan has summed it up, “Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.”

What do you think? Does it make a difference? Is it worth a try? Are you up for the challenge?

Author: Mansi Gandhi