New ‘planetary health diet’ can save lives and the planet, major review suggests – CNN

An international team of scientists has developed a diet it says can improve health while ensuring sustainable food production to reduce further damage to the planet.

The “planetary health diet” is based on cutting red meat and sugar consumption in half and upping intake of fruits, vegetables and nuts.

What would happen to the climate if we stopped emitting greenhouse gases today?

AUTHOR

Richard B. Rood

Professor of Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences at University of Michigan

 

Imagine the smokestacks without the billowing clouds of greenhouse gas pollution. Continue reading