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How Climate Change Makes Our Food Less Safe (and less abundant)

An EU study looked at how climate change is impacting our food safety now and projected what global warming could mean for the future of food safety. How will climate change affect the future of our f…

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Ecuador Farmers Organize ‘Illegal’ Community Food Fairs

By Paula Alvarado, TreeHugger While the connectivity achieved in the XXI Century through the Internet and mobile technology keeps knocking down intermediaries in production and marketing chains, …

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Is Buying Local the Best Way to Go on a Carbon Diet?

By TreeHugger This guest post is an excerpt from Cooler Smarter: Practical Steps for Low-Carbon Living, written by the Union of Concerned Scientists and published by Island Press. Find out more at …

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Cutting Back on Dairy at Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

A recent United Nations Food and Agricultural Report revealed that dairy production accounts for 4 percent of man-made greenhouse gas emissions. That may seem like small potatoes compared to the 14…

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Meat and Dairy Create More Emissions Than Miles

A study in the April 15 edition of Environmental Science & Technology by the prolific Carnegie Mellon University researcher Christopher Weber found that food transport accounts for only 11 percent…

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