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Center for a Livable Future

The Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future—working toward a healthy, equitable, resilient food system from within the Department of Environmental Health and Engineering.

Impact Stories

Atlantic Salmon in the Norwegian Fjords

With more than a thousand fjords, Norway is the world’s leading producer of farm-raised Atlantic salmon. The CLF team is investigating resource use in the country's aquaculture operations.

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For Climate Crisis and Malnutrition, Look at Diet Choice in Context

We must not prescribe a “one-size-fits-all,” Western-centric solution to the challenges of diet and climate.

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Is Iowa Gaining Traction against the Hog Industry?

People working to push back on Iowa’s hog confinement industry have finally found a few notes that resonate on a large scale.

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New York Town Goes Meatless, Wants to Do It Again

Judging from the CLF survey results, it does seem that an impressive number of residents are more aware of the carbon footprint of meat, as a result of the initiative.

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Education

CLF-Lerner Fellowships

Established in 2003, the goal of the Center for a Livable Future-Lerner Fellowship Program is to support doctoral students at the Johns Hopkins University.

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Other Education Resources

FoodSpan

A downloadable curriculum that provides high school teachers with lesson plans relating to food system issues.

Free Online Courses

“An Introduction to the US Food System: Perspectives from Public Health,” offered through the University’s partnership with Coursera.