A Diet For a Warmer Planet

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Jul 15, 2015
Author: 
Lisa Palmer

   
LAPPE: “I was actually shocked personally when I discovered how much of a connection there is between food and climate.”

That’s Anna Lappé, author of a book called Diet For a Hot Planet: The Climate Crisis At The End Of Your Fork And What You Can Do About It.”

From clearing forests for agriculture to manufacturing synthetic fertilizers, using energy-intensive farming, and meeting a rising demand for meat – our complex food system accounts for almost one-third of global greenhouse gas emissions. But Lappé says there is a silver lining.

Continue reading at Yale Climate Connections.

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