Jennifer Jay, Ph.D., environmental engineer, describes how to reduce our carbon footprint and meet Paris Climate Accord targets through changes in our dietary habits. 12/27/2018

December 21, 2018 – 2018 Arts in Review
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Jennifer Jay, Ph.D., environmental engineer, describes how to reduce our carbon footprint and meet Paris Climate Accord targets through changes in our dietary habits. 12/27/2018

Did you know that our daily food and beverage choices have a collective impact on global sustainability?  Join Food Sleuth Radio host and Registered Dietitian, Melinda Hemmelgarn, for her interview with Jennifer Jay, Ph.D., professor of environmental engineering in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability at UCLA.   Jay does the math, calculating the global environmental impacts and costs of the food on our plates.   Jay discusses the costs of industrial food production, from greenhouse gas emissions, to loss of biodiversity, and antibiotic resistance. She describes how we can all help meet Paris Climate Accord targets and reduce our personal carbon footprints with a few simple changes in our dietary habits.

Related website:  https://meals4planet.org/

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