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Four steps toward a climate-friendly diet

One of the biggest contributors to global warming is the food-supply system, from the fertilizer and gas used to cultivate farms to transportation and storage to what we throw away at the end of a meal. We won’t stop climate change through individual action alone, but together, we can make a real …

Cafeteria lunch: Industrial kitchens dish out climate-friendly cuisine

<i>Food service companies serve millions of meals a day in the US in a process that's largely industrialized, carbon-intensive and extremely wasteful. The company Bon Appétit, which serves 145 million meals a year, hopes to revolutionize the industry by changing what they serve, how they serve it and</i> …

No-waste lunch: China's "Clean Your Plate" campaign

<i>Agriculture is the third-largest emitter of global greenhouse gas pollution. Yet roughly one-third of what we grow is never eaten. Cutting down on waste is a challenge in China, where ordering more than you can eat is seen as a status symbol among the newly wealthy. But a new grassroots “Clean Your</i> …

Half of world's food is thrown out, wasted: Study

January 10, 2013 | 2:15 AM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2013/01/10/world/food-9-billion/half-worlds-food-thrown-out-wasted-study/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

Spilled and spoiled: In the U.S., consumers are the food wasters

August 27, 2012 | 1:07 PM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2012/08/27/sustainability/food-9-billion/spilled-and-spoiled-us-consumers-are-food-wasters/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

Vertical lunch: To increase food production, crowded Singapore looks up

<i>A new super-efficient vertical farming system in Singapore is producing greens for the 5 million residents of the crowded city-state. The system is helping increase Singapore’s food security, while also helping cut down on the climate impact of food production. Sam Eaton reports, in the first part</i> …