Elaine Power speaks to The Conversation about food waste, food insecurity, and reducing greenhouse gas emissions
Sending surplus food to charity is not the way to reduce greenhouse gas emissions
(snipped from The Conversation - May 2019)
Giving food that would otherwise go to landfill to hungry people does little to ensure the well-being of Canadians who are food insecure. (Shutterstock) says author Elaine Power, Associate Professor, School of Kinesiology and Health Studies, Queen's University. Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) is calling for urgent action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and reducing food loss and food waste is an important action that all citizens can take.