The way we eat has a big impact on the planet. In Cool Cuisine: Taking the Bite Out of Global Warming, Laura Stec and Eugene Cordero explain all the ways our food choices affect the environment. Their book includes tasty recipes and lots of practical information, like a handy seasonal vegetable guide and how to cook different grains, as well as carbon comparisons on specific foods and cooking methods. Here, they break down steps you can take to reduce your impact (and don’t forget to leave a comment for your chance to win a copy of the book!)
Cool Cuisine: Stage One
Here’s a partial list of things you can do. Start with small changes and add on new steps as you go–the higher the stages, the greater the change. Have fun with it!
Cool Cuisine: Stage Two
Cool Cuisine: Stage Three
Largest Global-Warming Diet Contributions
–University of California, Davis, 2007
Excerpted from “Cool Cuisine” by Laura Stec with Eugene Cordero, Ph.D. Reprinted with permission of Gibbs Smith.
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