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What the Food Industry Doesn’t Want You to Know About Climate Change | Frank Mitloehner PhD

Episode 19, duration 56:20
Episode 19

What the Food Industry Doesn’t Want You to Know About Climate Change | Frank Mitloehner PhD

Does food and what you eat really affect the climate? Dr. Frank Mitloehner is a professor and air quality specialist in cooperative extension in the Department of Animal Science at UC Davis. Frank is also director of the CLEAR Center, which brings clarity to the intersection of animal agriculture and the environment, helping our global community understand the environmental and human health impacts of livestock, so we can make informed decisions about the foods we eat and while reducing environmental impacts. Frank received a Master of Science degree in animal science and agricultural engineering from the University of Leipzig, Germany, and a doctoral degree in animal science from Texas Tech University. Frank was recruited by UC Davis in 2002, to fill its first-ever position focusing on the relationship between livestock and air quality.

In this episode we discuss:

- Is being Vegan good for the planet?

- How to really make a positive difference in the environment

- Does what you eat cause climate change?

- Why American farming is in serious danger