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Lappe, Anna. Diet for a Hot Planet: The Climate Crisis at the End of Your Fork and What You Can Do About It. Bloomsbury, dist. by Macmillan. Apr. 2010. c.336p. index. ISBN 978-1-59691-659-3. $24. SCI
Until recently, conversations about climate change have often overlooked the global food systems impact; this book is designed to change that. Lappe, whose mother wrote the now-classic Diet for a Small Planet in 1971, asserts that global food production accounts for as much as 30 percent of human-caused global warming effects. Contending that Western-style industrial agriculture causes most of the damage, the author proposes numerous ways big …