According to lead researcher Jono Drew, animal agriculture is harmful to human health, too.
“International research has highlighted the climate and health co-benefits that arise from consuming a diet that’s rich in plant foods like vegetables, fruits, whole grains, and legumes,” Drew told New Food Magazine.
But many meat and dairy farmers haven’t been receptive to the new curriculum. “If they’re getting to still bite the hand that feeds them, and farming feeds New Zealand, then they’re getting to lose call at the future ,” Malcolm Lumsden, a replacement Zealand dairyman , told Reuters.
Some politicians are welcoming the new educational resources. they assert it’s important for children to find out how global climate change will impact them when they are adults.
Every year they have been alive has been one of the hottest on record and that they expect us to act,” global climate change Minister James Shaw said during a statement after the curriculum’s launch.