Plates, Pyramids, Planet

19 May 2016

Portrait of Dr Tara Garnett

with Dr Tara Garnett
Food Climate Research Network Leader

Tara Garnett's work focuses on the contribution that the food system makes to greenhouse gas emissions and the scope for emissions reduction, looking at the technological options, at what could be achieved by changes in behaviour and how policies cou...

What we eat matters not just for our health, but for the planet, too. Yet only a handful of pioneering governments have issued guidelines promoting “win-win” diets that can help tackle two of the most urgent challenges of our time: good nutrition for all and addressing climate change.

'Plates, Pyramids, Planet', a new report from the Food Climate Research Network (FCRN) and the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), looks at food guidelines from 83 countries, investigating in particular whether they link to environmental sustainability.