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Mission Sustainable Challenge Archives
Engage in the spirituality of sustainability. Sign up now and participate in a daily action and reflection challenge throughout the month of October. Read, act, and contemplate on your own, or attend events and reflect with friends and other campus community members.Click on the red text to see each day's full description.
Mission Sustainable Challenge
Day 20: Eating Low Carbon
"Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility; not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life." -Dalai Lama
Follow the link to view Bon Appetit's interactive "Eat Low Carbon" website. Use the "Food Scores" tab to discover the carbon footprint left by foods you may commonly eat, and click "Take the Quiz" to assess your knowledge about the environmental impact of specific foods. If you're interested, check out the Ted Talk video to learn more about food and sustainability.
More about how to "Eat Low Carbon."
Would you say that your normal diet is a "low carbon" one? If not, how could you make it so?
Next time you're buying food, consider these questions:
"The good news is that . . . humans are gifted by the potential for self-awareness and intelligent choice, and knowing our circumstance is an invitation to change."- William Rees
Contributed by Selena Pistoresi and Courtney Robinson (Food & Agribusiness Institute)
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