The idea of giving up meat challenges our beliefs, our cultural norms and our societal institutions. So we don't like it.
One of the reasons why it might be so cold this spring, ties in with a large body of cold water that has formed near Greenland.
As of April this year media coverage of climate change stories in Europe have fallen back to levels of coverage last measured in 2004. The data would appear to speak for itself. Climate change is of little interest.