These Five Cuisines Are Easier on the Planet
Can I eat well without wrecking the planet? As a climate reporter and personal chef to a growing, ravenous child, I think about this question a lot. Is there a cuisine somewhere in the world that is healthy both for us and for the planet we live on? And if one exists, would we even want to eat it?
Pho with beef at a breakfast restaurant in Hanoi, Vietnam. Credit: Kham/Reuters
Turns out, there is no magic cuisine to save our species. There are, however, many ways to eat sustainably. They’re built into many traditional cuisines around the world, and we can learn from them.
In any case, we don't have much choice. To avert the most severe effects of climate change, techniques say, we have to very quickly transform the way we eat. [weiter]