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How Our Food Choices Can Affect Climate Change

Can eating less meat save the atmosphere? "Vermont Edition" looks at how changes in the food system can affect climate change.
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Can eating less meat save the atmosphere? "Vermont Edition" looks at how changes in the food system can affect climate change.

The recent IPCC climate change report called on people to consume fewer animal products as a method of reducing greenhouse gases. Vermont Edition looks at how the food choices we make affect the emissions we create.
We'll speak with Meredith Niles, a UVM professor in the department of nutrition and food sciences in the Food Systems Program, about how production, processing and consumption of foods can affect the earth's climate. She was one of the authors of a recent report on climate change and food systems.

Plus we'll hear from Soil4Climate co-founder and co-director Seth Itzkan on methods livestock farmers can adopt to positively affect the atmosphere.

Broadcast live on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018 at noon; rebroadcast at 7 p.m.

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