New Diet Recommendations Aimed at Saving the Planet Urge Dramatic Changes in Americans’ Eating Habits

Jan 17, 2019 - Fortune

If we’re going to feed 10 billion people on a warming planet, some of us--ahem, Americans and Canadians--have to cut back on meat, a landmark report released on Thursday says.

The Lancet medical journal and nonprofit EAT studied what healthy diets from sustainable food systems should look like. The current system has gotten so out of whack with the planet, the report says, that nearly 1 billion people are going hungry while 2 billion people are eating too much.

Specifically, those ...