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What impact could dietary changes have on health and climate?

Mar 2016

A new report from the Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Food shows that a global switch to diets that rely less on meat and more on fruit and vegetables could save up to 8 million lives by 2050, reduce greenhouse gas emissions by two thirds, and lead to healthcare-related savings and avoided climate damages of $1.5 trillion (US). Lead author Dr Marco Springmann discusses the study.

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Marco Springmann