I myself was born in China, but I associate as American. For lack of better terms, I would say I have no interest of my chinese roots. Not in the way that I don’t care about my parents past, but in the way that I do not associate with the culture.
There are more than enough ways to reduce global warming than just giving up meat. Eating meat has been a constant through the times, but the only reason why we have global warming is not because we are eating more meat, but because of our CO2 pollution.