Plant-Based Canada Podcast

Episode 20: Dr. Kathleen Kevany on How Our Food Systems Impact Our Environment

November 16, 2021 Plant-Based Canada Season 1 Episode 20
Plant-Based Canada Podcast
Episode 20: Dr. Kathleen Kevany on How Our Food Systems Impact Our Environment
Show Notes

In this episode of the Plant-Based Canada Podcast we talk with Dr. Kathleen Kevany -- Associate Professor and Director of Rural Research Collaboration with Dalhousie University, Faculty of Agriculture. Dr. Kevany is a certified counsellor, psychotherapist and offers free webinars on living with greater health, happiness and mindfulness through her virtual office of Eating a vibrant life.

In her book, Plant-based Diets for Succulence and Sustainability (2020), Dr. Kevany and her co-authors detail the first systems analysis of plant-rich living. She applies her knowledge of social psychology and decades of experience in business, government and community development to fostering conscious consumption and compassionate leadership for the highest quality of life.

She applies her knowledge of social psychology and decades of experience in business, government and community development to fostering conscious consumption and compassionate leadership for the highest quality of life.

In this episode we discuss:

Dr. Kevany's path to studying human relations & environmental sustainability.

How our food choices impact the environment both directly and indirectly.

Environmental racism and issues of animal welfare with our current food systems.

The role regenerative agriculture can play in the fight against climate change.

How a plant-based diet can help lower carbon emissions and elevate well-being.

Dr. Kevany's book Plant-Based Diets for Succulence & Sustainability, & strategies for achieving sustainable food systems.

Socials:
Website
Dalhousie
Facebook
Twitter 

Studies/Articles:
Dr. Kevany's book - Plant-Based Diets for Succulence & Sustainability
EAT Lancet Report
The Climate Emergency: a Last Chance to Act?
Scientists 'potty train' cows
Civilization Critical: Energy, Food, Nature, and the Future by Darrin Qualman

This Podcast was hosted and edited by Clinton Stamatovich.