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Bon Appétit Management Company examined our contribution to climate change as a company partly by using a method called Life Cycle Assessmenti (LCAi). We worked with Ecotrust to compile and conduct peer-reviewed life cycle assessments from which the information on this site is drawn. Contact Us.

In addition to the resources given at the end of each Low Carbon Diet tips section, the following are some general sites and books that will help you learn more about climate change and food.

General Climate Change / Environmental Resources

Center for Climate and Energy Solutions: Climate Basics
Union of Concerned Scientists: Global Warming FAQ
IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change)
UN Environment Programme: Climate Change

Food and Climate Change

Center for Food Safety: Climate Friendly Food Tips
Institute for Agriculture & Trade Policy (IATP): Climate and Agriculture
Think about food World Wildlife Fund video
World Wildlife Fund: Think about your morning latte
Union of Concerned Scientists: Food and Agriculture site
World Wildlife Fund: Sustainable Agriculture


Diet for a Hot Planet: The Climate Crisis at the End of Your Fork and What You Can Do About It, by Anna Lappe
The Weather Makers: How Man Is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth, by Tim Flannery
Soil Not Oil: Environmental Justice in an Age of Climate Crisis, by Vandana Shiva
Field Notes From a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change, by Elizabeth Kolbert


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