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Viewpoints features essays and interviews by the Center for a Livable Future’s staff, faculty, fellows and other affiliates. These opinions are opinions—not  representations of the Center’s priorities, activities or stances.


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Diet, Health & Planetary Boundaries, Food Policy & Governance, Food Systems & Climate Change

Francesco Branca on Healthy and Sustainable Diets: Everything Has To Be Reset

Nutrition and food safety expert shares ideas about connections between human health and planetary health.

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Food Equity, Strengthening Food System Resilience, Seafood & the Food System

Covid-19 implications for seafood and nutrition: Keep an eye on production and trade

Building forward better in the shadow of Covid-19 could translate into more intentional quantifications of aquatic resources.

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Food Equity, Food Policy & Governance, Strengthening Food System Resilience

Ertharin Cousin on Food Security and Covid-19: The Datapoint Becomes a Reality Point

Humanitarian aid expert shares ideas about global food security and vulnerable communities.

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Food Animal Production, Food Policy & Governance, Food Equity

The Path Forward During the Pandemic

Emergency food security funding could lead to more lasting, broad-reaching reform once life returns to normal.

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Strengthening Food System Resilience, Food Policy & Governance, Food Equity

Data Collection and Sharing during Pandemic: Opportunities and Evolution

The pandemic has led to innovative methods for collecting and sharing data.

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Strengthening Food System Resilience, Food Policy & Governance

What the Coronavirus in China Shows Us About Food System Resilience

Pandemics are not just a public health issue, but a food systems issue – what makes a food system resilient?

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Food Animal Production, Food Systems & Climate Change

Dan O’Brien: Bison, Prairies and Climate Change

Bison rancher Dan O’Brien has ideas about how to restore the Great Plains—buffalo.

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Diet, Health & Planetary Boundaries

Food Trends for 2020 Show a Sustainability Focus

Millennials are changing the way we eat, with plant-based meals and an emphasis on planetary health.

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Food Animal Production, Food Policy & Governance, Diet, Health & Planetary Boundaries

Q&A with Alessandro Demaio on the True Cost of Food: Climate Change, Hunger and Framing the Problem

Health communicator Alessandro Demaio chats with CLF about climate change, food systems and how to frame the solutions.

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Food Systems & Climate Change, Food Animal Production

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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