As more Americans look to decrease their carbon footprints, what’s one way to make a big difference? Flipping the narrative on the traditional American diet. Beef is more carbon-intensive to produce than chicken, but did you know that cheese is also worse than chicken? It’s this knowledge that can change people’s dietary decisions and decrease greenhouse gas emissions, slowing global warming. Paul Greenberg, a food and science writer, joins Viewpoints this week to share how people can adjust their daily eating habits to make a difference.
- Paul Greenberg, food & science writer, author, The Climate Diet: 50 Simple Ways to Trim Your Carbon Footprint.
Links for more information:
- The New York Times: A New Year’s Climate Diet
- twitter: @4fishgreenberg
- Amazon: The Climate Diet: 50 Simple Ways to Trim Your Carbon Footprint