Skip to content

The Dietary Shift

Vietnamese woman selling vegetables at market in Hoi An ベト


Patterns of how and where people meet and eat have evolved to provide fast, cheap food that relies on a harmful transnational industrial food system. This trend has implications for health, resilience and agricultural sustainability. Dietary change is crucial to reverse the global impact on health, longevity, and the environment. FSEC modelling emphasizes that fostering a healthy food environment is biophysically feasible and the most powerful strategy to improve human and planetary well-being.

The Hidden Costs of Food

accumulated since the signing of the Paris Agreement in 2016

The counter shows the accumulated hidden costs of our current food systems since the signing of the Paris Agreement in 2016, taking into account greenhouse gas emissions, blue water use, land use conversion, nitrogen emissions, undernourishment, poverty, and unhealthy diets.

Learn more