12 December 2017Food
By Bruno Vander Velde
Our diets are—to put it bluntly—a problem for the planet.
About a quarter of global greenhouse gas emissions can be traced to food in some way. So what you put on your plate actually matters a lot more than you think.
<p style="">In the newest installment of the <a href="https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJ8cMiYb3G5fP5oq01TBp9fgh70vDDSMe" target="_blank">Climate Lab video series</a>—produced by the University of California in partnership with Vox Media—<a href="https://www.conservation.org" target="_blank">Conservation International</a> CEO M. Sanjayan illuminates the footprint of <a href="http://www.ecowatch.com/food/">food</a>.</p><p style="">As you may have guessed, the <a href="http://www.ecowatch.com/climate-change/">climate</a> impact of meat gets plenty of attention—but it doesn't mean we all have to go <a href="https://www.ecowatch.com/tag/vegan">vegan</a>.</p><p style="">The video debuts on Vox; watch above or at <a href="http://www.youtube.com/vox" target="_blank">youtube.com/vox</a>.</p><p style="">It might just change the way you eat.</p>
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