Luisa Tam
Luisa Tam
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

Blowing Water by Luisa Tam

Don’t blame China’s appetite for meat alone as we all have an equal responsibility to save the planet

  • An article in The Economist says China’s growing hunger for red meat threatens Latin American forests and Arctic ice caps
  • But despite China’s 1.4 billion population, its meat consumption per capita was 61.05kg compared to 115.13kg of the US, according to a UN report in 2013

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Luisa Tam

Luisa Tam

Luisa Tam has been a journalist for more than 30 years. She has held a variety of roles during her career, including working as a producer for NDR German TV, a media campaigner with Greenpeace, and as the deputy managing editor of Eastern Express. She previously worked at the Post from 1988 to 1990, before rejoining in her current role in 2015.