Survey finds 59% are eating less meat to ease climate crisis

European Investment Bank study also found 94 per cent of Irish people were making climate-friendly lifestyle changes

Daniel Murray

Political Correspondent @danieltmurray
17th January, 2021
Survey finds 59% are eating less meat to ease climate crisis
59 per cent of Irish people surveyed said they were already reducing their meat intake

More than half of Irish people have said they are reducing their meat intake to help fight climate change, according to a new survey by the European Investment Bank (EIB).

The EIB Climate Survey attracted over 30,000 respondents from across the EU, 1,000 of whom were from Ireland.

According to the survey, 94 per cent of Irish respondents said they were making some effort to alter their behaviour to tackle climate change.

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