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A superb new report, ‘Food in the Anthropocene‘, published last week by The EAT/Lancet Commission sets out with tremendous clarity how “global food production constitutes the single largest driver of environmental degradation” in the world today. Moreover, it explains how “a diet rich in plant-based foods and with fewer animal sourced foods confers both improved health and environmental benefits”. It is a must-read for policy-makers everywhere, but if you don’t have time even to peruse the hard-hitting executive summary, these are the key points.
The World Economic Forum’s global risk report, released earlier this month, identified environmental challenges, including the failure to mitigate climate change, as the number one danger facing the world economy.