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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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Diet, Health & Planetary Boundaries

Feeding the World, or What We Talk About When We Talk About Rio+20

The FAO report promotes the idea that we can feed the 7 billion people currently on Earth—but that we need to look ahead to 2050 and aim to feed 9 billion.

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Diet, Health & Planetary Boundaries

The Power of Story: Conversations with Philippe Cousteau

Philippe has grown to become one of the leading advocates for the health of aquatic ecosystems.

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Food Equity

People Like Us: Food Chain Workers Speak Out

The way our food system dumps on workers is one of its deepest flaws.

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Diet, Health & Planetary Boundaries

Peak Oil, Food Systems, Irene, Debt and Deadlines

Hurricane Irene caused major disruptions, but nothing like what could occur as oil prices rise into the stratosphere.

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Food Animal Production, Diet, Health & Planetary Boundaries

Hey, USDA, Who’s Your Daddy?

This is a disturbing example of the animal agro-industry’s influence at the USDA.

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

Carnivores and Climate Change

The carbon footprint of beef is 24.5 times higher than that for tomatoes.

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Food Animal Production

Response to the President of the U.S. Poultry & Egg Association: Use of Roxarsone in poultry and swine feed defies “sustainability"

The dangers to human health associated with roxarsone use are paired with negligible benefits to the producer, even net losses.

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