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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.

Stories and Viewpoints

Urban Food Waste Interventions: Where To Go Next

How much do we really know about the effectiveness of food waste interventions?

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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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True Cost Accounting: Can We Put a Price Tag on Extraction and Exploitation?

Frameworks for quantifying the impact of the current food system models.

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Trending at COP25: Promising Movement on Food Systems

The UN climate conference is finally acknowledging the connection between food systems, climate change, and health.

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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.