Your Questions About Food and Climate Change, Answered

This NY Times article discusses food and climate change. How to shop, cook and eat in a warming world. There are some good suggestions for dining to save the planet.

Does what I eat have an effect on climate change? Yes. The world’s food system is responsible for about one-quarter of the planet-warming greenhouse gases that humans generate each year. That includes raising and harvesting all the plants, animals and animal products we eat — beef, chicken, fish, milk, lentils, kale, corn and more — as well as processing, packaging and shipping food to markets all over the world. If you eat food, you’re part of this system.

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