Part two of my report on the National Geographic Greendex environmental survey focuses on food and — surprise, surprise — Americans are lousy eaters when it comes to saving the planet. Check out my story, Global Survey Says We’re Eating Better, But Our Diet Is Still Unsustainable, to see which country has the most green eaters.
National Geographic asked me to take their ginormous Greendex environmental survey and boil it down to its essence. So here’s what I came up with: 8 Surprising, Depressing, and Hopeful Findings From Global Survey of Environmental Attitudes. Check it out, and also take the Greendex calculator and the knowledge quiz to see where you stack up.
Something is definitely wrong when one in seven people in the richest country in the world must turn to a feeding program to survive. Yet that’s exactly what’s happening, according to a survey by the nation’s largest network of food banks. Read the details in my latest piece for National Geographic, Study Sheds Light on Broadening U.S. Hunger Problem.
In my latest Q&A, I talk to a USDA economist about why those scrambled eggs and OJ you had this morning cost so much more than last year. Check out Hefty Price Hikes for Fresh Food Amid Drought, Disease.