McCartney urges ‘a meat-free Monday’

June 23rd, 2008 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS  

A file-photo of Paul McCartney

London, June 23 (IANS) Longtime vegetarian and animal rights campaigner Sir Paul McCartney is requesting his native Brits to give up meat for at least one day of the week. The former Beatles legend alleges United Nations official have declared that eating less meat actually helps to slow climate change. Contactmusic.com reports that McCartney is using this claim to promote vegetarianism and save the world.

He said: “A meat-free Monday is like going to the gym - with the advantage of protecting the planet.”

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