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- Paul Hawken and Dani Nierenberg discuss the ways in which food systems can be altered to address climate change.
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- Learn how climate change threatens global food security.
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On “Food Talk with Dani Nierenberg,” Dani talks about how the food system contributes between 21-37 percent of total global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). And the World Research Institute (WRI) finds that if food waste alone were a country, it would be the world’s third-largest emitter of GHG emissions.
But food can also be a solution to the climate crisis. “Eight of the top 20 [climate] solutions are directly food-related,” Paul Hawken, founder of Project Drawdown, tells Food Tank.
Read the full article about food systems and climate change at Food Tank.