An Introduction

Half the world’s habitable land is used for agriculture and food accounts for 26% of global carbon emissions; it’s also estimated that two-thirds of food produced is wasted.

Food also accounts for 70% of global freshwater withdrawals and an astonishing 94% of the mammal biomass (excluding humans) is livestock. By adjusting our diets, even if only for part of the time, can contribute greatly to reducing carbon emissions, conserving water and protecting biodiversity.

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Actions that make an impact

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Cook from scratch

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Choose local and seasonal produce

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Eat more vegetables

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More information

Here are some additional sources of support and information to help you make positive changes

Eating & Drinking

Climate-friendly diet: food carbon calculator

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Eat less meat with Meat-freeMondays

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Environmental impacts of food production: Our World in Data

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Feedback: transforming the global food system

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Happy Cow: vegetarian restaurant finder

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