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Collection
Harvard Book Store
Series
WGBH Forum Network
Episode
Anna Lappe and Frances Moore Lappe: Diet for a Hot Planet
Contributing Organization
WGBH (Boston, Massachusetts)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip/15-930ns0m03c
Description
Anna Lappe and Frances Moore Lappe, a mother and daughter pair who have revolutionized the way we think about food, hunger, and climate change discuss Anne Lappe's new book, "Diet for a Hot Planet." In 1971, Frances Moore Lappe's book "Diet for a Small Planet" sparked a revolution in how we think about hunger, alerting millions to the hidden environmental and social impacts of our food choices. Now, nearly four decades later, her daughter, Anna Lappe, picks up the conversation. In her groundbreaking new book, the younger Lappe exposes another hidden cost of our food system: the climate crisis. While you may not think "global warming" when you sit down to dinner, our tangled web of global food--from Pop Tarts packaged in Tennessee and eaten in Texas to pork chops raised in Poland, with feed from Brazil, shipped to South Korea--contributes to as much as one-third of the global warming effect. Livestock alone is associated with more emissions than all of the world's transportation combined. If we're serious abou
Created
2010-04-27
Date
2010-04-27
Asset type
Episode
Genres
Event Coverage
Topics
Health
Science
Subjects
Culture & Identity; Health & Happiness
Contributor
Lappe, Frances Moore, Center for Living Democracy, Interviewer
Lappe, Anna, Center for Living Democracy, Interviewee
Publisher
WGBH, Distributor
Media type
Moving Image
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Chicago: “Harvard Book Store; WGBH Forum Network; Anna Lappe and Frances Moore Lappe: Diet for a Hot Planet,” 2010-04-27, WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed July 20, 2018, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_15-930ns0m03c.
MLA: “Harvard Book Store; WGBH Forum Network; Anna Lappe and Frances Moore Lappe: Diet for a Hot Planet.” 2010-04-27. WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. July 20, 2018. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_15-930ns0m03c>.
APA: Harvard Book Store; WGBH Forum Network; Anna Lappe and Frances Moore Lappe: Diet for a Hot Planet. Boston, MA: WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_15-930ns0m03c