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University bans beef to fight climate change

School will also move toward fossil fuel divestment

A British university is banning the sale of beef in its campus eateries, a move meant to forestall an alleged potential climate catastrophe.

Beef products at Goldsmiths, University of London, “will no longer be available in the institution’s cafes and shops when the academic year begins in September,” The Guardian reports.

One student at the school praised the move, telling The Guardian that “banning the sale of beef meat on campus…highlights the current climate emergency that the world is facing.”

Eating meat reportedly plays a large role in alleged climate change. The school is also “attempting to phase out single-use plastics and installing more panels to power its buildings.”

From the report:

Prof Frances Corner, who took up the post of Goldsmiths’ warden this month, said the college would also switch to a completely clean energy supplier when its current contract ends and look into how all students could take curriculum options related to the climate crisis…

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