Can a Simple Piece of Paper Change the Way We Eat? Kavita Shukla at TEDxManhattan

Translator: Cristine Molina Reviewer: Rhonda Jacobs So today I’d like to tell you about a simple idea that could change the way we eat. It looks like this. It’s a piece of paper with a distinctive maple-like scent. That scent indicates that the paper is active. What does it mean for a piece of paper […]

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Does Veganism Help the Planet?

Does Veganism Help the Planet?

We really have the power to change the world. We may not believe it but you know, the power is in the hands of the consumer and if we can if we can change the demands then, then we can change the world. I film the stories of people from all walks of life to […]

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Word of Wisdom Eating | Evidence For Latter-Day Saints To Eat Less Meat

Last year I lost 30 pounds in 3 months by making 1 change. Not only did I lose weight, but my anxiety decreased, I slept better, and felt more energy than ever before. The secret? There is no secret. In fact, you have this hidden treasure of knowledge in your very own copy of the […]

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How NYC Is Protecting Its Main Food Supply

How NYC Is Protecting Its Main Food Supply

[Dynamic music playing] Angela Tovar: People don’t realize this but Hunts Point is a vital piece of the ecosystem of New York City. [Dynamic music playing] Angela Tovar : Most of the produce, some of the fish, and um some of the meat that you probably consume everyday has probably come through Hunts Point first. […]

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Ultimate Comedy Roast Battle – Turkey vs. Potato | Greenpeace

Ultimate Comedy Roast Battle – Turkey vs. Potato | Greenpeace

It’s great to be here roasting the ‘humble’ potato. People call it a ‘staple food’, because you’d rather staple your lips shut than eat it. Well that’s rich, considering people only eat turkey for one day of the year. Probably because they need the other 364 for their mouths to rehydrate. You know, I guess […]

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Future of Food: Farming in the age of climate change

I’ve kind of accepted my fate, in a way, of being, sort of, the guy that’s alarmed about this before everybody else is. “One slice of New York cheesecake.” Why is it, in so many of the sci-fi movies, “Breakfast of champions.” food of the future comes out of a gadget? “Hydrate level four, please.” […]

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Timothy Searchinger: Biofuels vs Foods and Major Climate Change Policy Errors – #23

Timothy Searchinger: Biofuels vs Foods and Major Climate Change Policy Errors – #23

>>STEVE: Thanks for joining us. I’m Steve Hsu.>>COREY: And I’m Corey Washington. And we’re your hosts for Manifold.>>COREY: Our guest today is Timothy Searchinger. Tim is a research scholar at the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University in the Science Technology and Environmental Policy program. Though trained as a lawyer, Tim’s work today encompasses ecology, […]

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Think Before You Eat – How Your Food Choices Can Save the Environment

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Eat to beat climate change sculptures

Eat to beat climate change sculptures

Hi I’m Emma from the Vegetarian Society and I’m here at Spitalfields City Farm in London where a new art installation has just been put up. These amazing sculptures of giant fruit and vegetables called Eat to Beat Climate Change are currently touring the country to spread the word that a veggie diet is better […]

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Fight Climate Change, Eat Less Meat

Fight Climate Change, Eat Less Meat

As a percentage of our total greenhouse gas emissions, cars, trucks and power plants seem to be the biggest contributors to climate change. But the elephant in the room is that our consumption of meat is actually the leading cause. When its effects and bi-products are taken together, animal agriculture accounts for about half of […]

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