Diet for a Hot Planet: The Climate Crisis at the End of Your Fork and What You Can Do about It

Diet for a Hot Planet: The Climate Crisis at the End of Your Fork and What You Can Do about It


Beyond what we already learn about "food miles" and consuming in the community, the worldwide nutrition procedure is an immense contributor to weather swap, generating up to one-third of greenhouse fuel emissions. How we farm, what we consume, and the way our meals will get to the desk all have an effect. And our govt and the nutrients are willfully ignoring the problem instead of addressing it.

In Anna Lappé's debatable new ebook, she predicts that except we appreciably shift the developments of what nutrients we are consuming and the way we are generating it, nutrition system-related greenhouse fuel emissions will pass up and up and up. She exposes the pursuits that might face up to the swap, and the spin meals businesses will generate to prevent system-wide reform. and he or she deals a imaginative and prescient of a destiny during which our meals approach does extra strong than damage, with six ideas for a weather pleasant nutrition in addition to visits to farmers who're demonstrating the possibility of sustainable farming.

In this measured and clever name to motion, Lappé is helping readers remember that nutrients could be a strong place to begin for strategies to worldwide environmental problems.

Show sample text content

Download sample