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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

Climate Change 101 series: Center for Climate and Energy Solutions
Global Warming 101: Union of Concerned Scientists
U.S. EPA Climate Change
IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change)
UN Environment Programme

Food and Climate Change

Center for Food Safety Cool Foods campaign
IATP’s Climate and Agriculture site
Take a Bite Out of Climate Change website
Think about food WWF video
Big question: Feast or Famine
Think about your morning latte
UCS Food and Agriculture site
World Wildlife Fund 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: Climate Change, Peak Oil Food Insecurity, by Vandana Shiva
Field Notes From a Catastrophe: Man, Nature, and Climate Change, by Elizabeth Kolbert


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