Food production is among the largest contributors to climate change. Even a cursory read of the rev17 Sustainable Development Goalseals food is central to many, including Zero Hunger (SDG2) and Good Health & Wellbeing (SDG3). 700 million suffer from food insecurity and poor diet is a leading cause of premature death, while food production is a leading cause of habitat and biodiversity loss. There a few simple things we can do to improve the situation, such as cutting meat intake per meal, knowing where your food comes from and eating more out of the sea. This past year, as we wrestled with everything from COVID-19 to climate change, we reversed progress on too many of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals. As we approach the Forum’s Sustainable Development Impact Summit 2021 and the UN’s Food Systems Summit , it’s hard to imagine much changing, or succeeding, without making progress on food. Even if one were to take only a cursory read of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, food appears central to many of them including: Zero Hunger (SDG 2); Good Health and Wellbeing (SDG 3); Responsible Consumption and Production (SDG 12); Life on Land (SDG 15), which includes […]


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