September 2 2019

All the news about food, diet and sustainability - August 2019

Welcome to SU-EATABLE LIFE's monthly feed, where we share the stories from this month about food, diet and sustainability that made us stop and think. 

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THE GUARDIAN, 04 August 2019

We must change food production to save the world, says leaked report

Cutting carbon from transport and energy 'not enough' IPCC finds.

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WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM, 05 August 2019

Eating locally grown food is good for your body and the environment

One key component of eating sustainably is eating locally-grown food that is considered in-season. But why?

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ANSA, 06 August 2019

I piatti salva-Pianeta, la pizza batte il cous-cous

Fondazione Barilla, paese che vai sostenibilità che trovi.

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ARABNEWS.COM, 07 August 2019

Food for tought: How each of us can help to change the world

We can all do our part for the environment and it can start at dinner table.

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NATURE, 08 August 2019

Eat less meat: UN climate-change report calls for change to human diet

The report on global land use and agriculture comes amid accelerating deforestation in the Amazon.

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THE NEW YORK TIMES, 08 August 2019

Climate change threatens the world's food supply, United Nations warns

The world’s land and water resources are being exploited at “unprecedented rates,” a new United Nations report warns, which combined with climate change is putting dire pressure on the ability of humanity to feed itself.

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BBC, 08 August 2019

Plant-based diet can fight climate change

Switching to a plant-based diet can help fight climate change, UN experts have said.

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IL SOLE 24 ORE, 09 August 2019

Allarme clima, più sforzi per agricoltura e alimentazione

Il rapporto dell'IPCC chiede una gestione sostenibile delle risorse della terra.

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BUSINESS INSIDER, 11 August 2019

Researchers calculated what would happen if the entire US stopped eating meat. It'd be like taking 60 million cars off the road

Livestock farming and the meat industry accounts for 18% of human-produced greenhouse gas emmissions into the atmosphere. If Americans shifted their diets away from meat and towards protein-enriched plants, that would significantly decrease carbon-dioxide emissions and reduce the amount of land used for livestock farming.

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THE WASHINGTON POST, 12 August 2019

We have no idea yet how to feed the planet without frying it

When the world's population reaches 10 billion in 2050, how will everyone get fed? Actually, a recent report underscored, the challenge is harder: how will everyone get fed without frying the planet?

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CORRIERE DELLA SERA, 18 August 2019

Il pianeta esige meno bistecche nei nostri piatti

Senza diventare vegani possiamo nutrirci di insetti o di carni da laboratorio.

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AGI, 19 August 2019

Cambiamenti climatici e sicurezza alimentare: 7 domande (e 25 risposte) per capire come siamo messi

Il Focal Point IPCC Italia ha elaborato un paper con i punti essenziali del rapporto pubblicato l'8 agosto.

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SCIENCE CODEX, 23 agosto 2019

The fat of the land: Estimating the ecological costs of ovreating

Researchers in Italy have proposed a way to measure the ecological impact of global food wastage due to excessive consumption.

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LA STAMPA TUTTOGREEN, 23 agosto 2019

Verso un nuovo modello alimentare

Un recente studio realizzato dalla Ellen MacArthur Foundation dimostra i benefici economici e sociali derivanti da un sistema alimentare rigenerativo. E nel 2050 l'80% del cibo sarà consumato nelle città.

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LA REPUBBLICA, 27 agosto 2019

Più legumi meno bistecche, ecco la dieta salva-clima

L'iPCC nella sua ultima relazione avverte: la produzione di cibo genera il 25-30% delle emissioni di gas serra e la carne è la principale responsabile.

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