Each week, Will Jacobs in year 8 will be setting Latymer pupils and staff an eco challenge to help us all reduce our contribution to climate change.
This week's eco challenge is: Go one day without eating meat.
Why? - In October, scientists warned that huge reductions in meat eating are required if the world is to stave off dangerous climate change, with beef consumption in western countries needing to drop by 90%, replaced by five times more beans and pulses.
Consumption of pork, milk and eggs will also need to decline sharply, all as the world’s population balloons by an extra 2 billion people by 2050. Researchers said there will need to be a global shift to a “flexitarian” diet to help keep the global temperature increase from breaching a 2C limit agreed by governments