If you want to learn more about the impact of food on climate, watch the first few minutes of this TED Talk given by former NYT food writer Mark Bittman:

But there are things you can do to make a difference…on the climate and your health. For example, if you replace one beef entree with a vegetarian one, you’ll save 22 pounds of CO2 pollution — and your arteries will thank you! Eat both local and organic and you’ll save 1 pound of CO2 pollution — plus, you keep your money local (check out the video below from Think Local First)

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