This session will focus on meat and dairy consumption and specifically, meat alternatives. Panelists will include individuals from Impossible Foods, the Meatless Monday Movement science advisors at Johns Hopkins and a representative from the Service for Environment and Climate in the City of Ghent, Belgium.
Panelists will discuss the future of the global food system in the face of climate change and what actions are being taken to shift global diets towards sustainability and health-minded. Audience members will have the chance to drive the conversation through polled questions, which the panelists will then debate. They will focus on the implications of audience poll results for food security and climate, and what more needs to be done.
Key messages: Eat Meat - Less
- Eating 15% less meat decreases GHG emissions by two thirds.
- 30-50% of adults in the U.S. want to change their meat consumption.
- Changing meat consumption requires action on multiple fronts.
Sonja Vermeulen, Director of Programs, CGIAR System Organization
Becky Ramsing, Senior Program Officer, Food Communities & Public Health, Meatless Monday Advisory, Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future
Rebekah Moses, Head of Impact Strategy, Impossible Foods
Joyca Leplae, Head of Campaigns at the Service for Environment and Climate, City of Ghent (Belgium)
|Introduction of the session by Sonja Vermeulen
Insider view of current strategies for transformation
Panel discussion of audience poll results
Audience Q & A
|Review key messages from the session and handover to Helping farmers make better choices
Where to watch the event
Hosted from: Vermont, USA
Local time: 10:00 – 10:45 EST
The event will be livestreamed on our website, watch here.
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