Climate Action

Foodprints for the Future

Fight climate change with diet change.

What is a foodprint?

A foodprint measures the environmental impacts associated with the growing, producing, transporting, and storing of our food— from the natural resources consumed to the pollution produced to the greenhouse gases emitted.

While we should all be working to reduce our foodprints, there are many factors, including access, affordability, health and culture that help shape our decisions about what we eat. There is not one prescribed diet for everyone. Through this campaign, we want to highlight the different ways individuals and institutions can make an impact on their foodprints.

SHRINK YOUR FOODPRINT

FROM THE YALE PROGRAM FOR CLIMATE COMMUNICATION AND EARTHDAY.ORG

CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE AMERICAN DIET

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Our food system accounts for more than a quarter of all greenhouse gas emissions, making animal agriculture one of the largest contributors to climate change.

Food production and consumption are rapidly deteriorating the planet. And what we’re eating is pushing the planet to the breaking point on climate change and deforestation.

FIND SOME INSPIRATION

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