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Viewpoints

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

Paolo di Croce: Biodiversity is Essential

Slow Food’s Paolo di Croce is on a mission to help people choose food that’s culturally meaningful and suited to local ecosystems.

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Food Animal Production, Food Systems & Climate Change, Diet, Health & Planetary Boundaries

Nicolette Hahn Niman: It’s Not the Cow, It’s the How

Rancher, author, mother and attorney Nicolette Hahn Niman discusses the importance of beef to health and regenerative agriculture.

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Diet, Health & Planetary Boundaries

Food Trends for 2022 Focus on Gut Health, Mushrooms, and Kelp

Online shopping surged in 2021, while an interest in sustainability dropped slightly.

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

Time to Put Community Food Projects Back on Track

USDA’s Community Food Projects Competitive Grant Program has been a great success, but there’s still room for improvement.

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Food Animal Production, Diet, Health & Planetary Boundaries

Food Trends for 2021 Focus on Diverse Cuisines, Home Cooking and Sustainability

The Covid-19 pandemic is changing the way we eat, with a greater awareness of food insecurity and food chain workers.

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Food Animal Production, Food Equity, Diet, Health & Planetary Boundaries

Farmers Protest New Laws That Could Expand Industrial Food Production in India

New policies in India, intended to make food more affordable, have put unbearable financial strain on farmers.

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Food Animal Production, Diet, Health & Planetary Boundaries, Food Systems & Climate Change

Al Sommer on Better Science: Data Versus Beliefs

A public health legend discusses why it’s important to question long-held beliefs, and why we need a bigger tent.

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Diet, Health & Planetary Boundaries, Food Equity, Food Systems & Climate Change

Jess Fanzo on Sustainable Diets: It’s Not Just a Fantasy

A Johns Hopkins food systems researcher discusses climate change and the planetary health diet.

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Diet, Health & Planetary Boundaries, Food Equity, Food Systems & Climate Change

Jay Naidoo on Today’s Challenges: Ecology Must be at the Center

A South African anti-apartheid activist discusses agriculture, changing consciousness, and learning joy.

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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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