'Flexitarian' diets key to feeding people in a warming world

In the next 30 years, Earth's population will increase so much that it will exhaust the planet’s ability to grow enough food, according to a new analysis. And the global food system itself spurs climate change, alters landscapes and drives resource shortages. To top it off, as growing nations begin to eat more like the Western world, it will intensify these impacts. Now researchers have identified the improvements the planet needs to sustainably feed its booming population. “Without conce

'Flexitarian' diets key to feeding people in a warming world

Eating more plant-based foods, ending waste and improving farming are critical to a sustainable future say scientists

Wed 10 Oct 18 from BBC News

World must slash meat consumption to save climate: study

The world must drastically reduce its meat consumption in order to avoid devastating climate change, scientists said Wednesday in the most thorough study so far on how what we eat affects the ...

Wed 10 Oct 18 from Phys.org

Feeding 10 billion people by 2050 within planetary limits may be achievable

A global shift toward healthy and more plant-based diets, halving food loss and waste, and improving farming practices and technologies are required to feed 10 billion people sustainably by ...

Wed 10 Oct 18 from Phys.org

Feeding 10 billion people by 2050 within planetary limits may be achievable, Wed 10 Oct 18 from ScienceDaily

If we halved our meat consumption the WHOLE world could feed itself, UN study warns 

Scientists said the world could feed its growing population without causing irreparable damage to the environment if people ate less meat, halved food waste and adopted better farming practices. ...

Thu 11 Oct 18 from Daily Mail

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