We were inspired to ask the question after reading a short, fascinating little article on Alternet: 10 Signs Vegetarianism is Catching On.
The writer, Kathy Freston, makes the argument that one can't really take the environment seriously and continue to eat meat, because our meat-eating ways create more than half of all greenhouse gas emissions. It's a pretty bold claim (backed up by World Bank scientists).
There's a lot of interest in vegetarianism and veganism these days. Do you think it's just hype ... or do we really all need to become vegetarians to save the planet?