Tag Archives: sustainable food

Apr 14 2016

Oxford University Press Blog: Could a tax on animal-based foods improve diet sustainability?

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The global food system is estimated to contribute 30% of total Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. In this context, the EU has committed to reducing GHG emissions by 40% relative to 1990 levels by 2030 and by 80% by 2050. Apart from the necessary policies of citizen … Continue reading

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Mar 4 2015

Salad Party: Salad at a party?!

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What’s a salad party?  How do you host one?  And is there ever such a thing as too much hummous?  [No, there isn’t. Ed.]  Stephanie Cloots, Projects Support Officer in the LSE Management Department, explains all. While many sceptics balked at … Continue reading

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Jul 3 2013

Seed packet to plate: first harvest from a balcony garden

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This week Hayley Reed, Communications Assistant at LSE, had her first meal with produce from her balcony garden’s first harvest. Here’s how her sustainable dinner made it from packet to plate in six steps. Step one: as I wrote about … Continue reading

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Jun 12 2013

Sustainability in the city/I am not a gardener

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Here, Hayley Reed, Communications assistant at LSE, introduces her plans to grow veg on a balcony in London’s suburbs… Building a rookie vegetable garden from scratch on a balcony may not the obvious solution to a supermarket vs fruit and … Continue reading

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