“Our collective minds are stuck on this idea that talking about food’s environmental impact risks taking something very intimate away from us. In fact it’s just the opposite. Reconsidering how we eat offers us hope, and empowers us with choice over what our future planet will look like. And we can ask our local leaders – from city mayors to school district boards to hospital management – to help, by widening our food options,” the couple wrote, pointing to a summit underway in Chicago this week — the Global Covenant of Mayors for Climate and Energy — which focuses on climate solutions that can be addressed and achieved at the city level.
In a powerful op-ed for the Guardian, Academy-Award-winning director James Cameron and his wife, activist and co-founder of the Muse School in Los Angeles, Suzy Amis Cameron, are urging a shift toward a plant-based diet “if we’re to reach our climate goals.”