Nearly 25% of greenhouse gas emissions are the result of agriculture and related land-use. New data from the Cool Food Pledge demonstrates how food service operators can serve up delicious and cost-effective dishes while also helping reduce emissions.
Blog Posts: diet
WRI released Shifting Diets for a Sustainable Food Future in April 2016, finding that for people who consume high amounts of meat and dairy, shifting to diets with a greater share of plant-based foods could significantly reduce agriculture’s pressure on the environment. Below, we respond to some queries about the methods and findings.
New WRI research shows that diets high in meat and dairy strain land and water resources and fuel climate change. Paper author Richard Waite explains how he cut his diet's environmental footprint in half, even without going vegetarian or vegan.