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Food Waste Is Cooking the Planet. What Can We Do About It?

About a third of the food we produce globally goes to waste, accounting for roughly eight percent of greenhouse gas emissions, according to some estimates. Read about the industry that's sprung up to confront (and monetize) the critical issue, the link to "freeganism," the push for systemic change, and simple ways you can curb food waste — and the resulting environmental impact — at home.

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    Food waste is heating up the planet – Is dumpster-diving by app a solution?

    Food waste is heating up the planet – Is dumpster-diving by app a solution?

    Lucie Basch knew that people threw away food that was perfectly good to eat — bananas with a few black dots on the peel, cans of beans just past the …

    Greta Thunberg aims to change how food is produced

    Greta Thunberg aims to change how food is produced

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    STOCKHOLM, May 22 (Reuters) - Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has set her sights on changing how the world produces and consumes food in order to counteract a trio of threats: carbon emissions, disease outbreaks and animal suffering. In a video posted on Twitter on Saturday, Thunberg said …

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