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Forget low carb; it's all about low carbon #food #climateweek #recipes

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, a programme of events and awards that champions practical action on climate change. This year, the organisers are encouraging the public to think about the carbon footprint not of their cars, but of their kitchens. Their challenge is simple: eat at least one low-carbon meal during Climate Week, and record it on the website. Kevin Steele, founder of Climate Week, explains why. ‘What we eat is actually a very important part of the low-carbon agenda, and changing how people eat is an important part in bringing about a transition to a more sustainable society. And we also wanted to focus on something that people could easily identify with and take action, in the course of their everyday lives.’ Helene York, from sustainable food firm Bon Appetit , agrees. ‘Most people think about changing light bulbs or switching their cars when they want to help curb climate change. But gro...

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