Opinion: Food and Climate – It’s Not Just About Hamburgers

Source: Jim Conca, Forbes, June 20, 2019.

Jim Conca addresses the 2018 Energy Leadership Summit (hosted by the CleanTech Alliance and NEBC).

Where and how you get your food really matters to the climate. The carbon footprint of one cup of coffee may be  fifteen times larger than one made from a different crop of beans. The same with a hamburger. We need to change farming practices to be regenerative, and replace a lot, but certainly not all, of our beef with plant-based protein.

Read the entire piece here.