80 minutes | Sep 30th 2020

Can holistic grazing reverse climate change? A review of Kiss the Ground

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In Episode 111 I sit down with Environmental Researcher Nicholas Carter to discuss claims made in the Kiss the Ground documentary that was released on Netflix a few weeks ago. Specifically we cover:The claims made by the documentary around reversal of climate changePro's and Con's of the solutions put forward by the documentaryHolistic grazing and carbon sequestrationAlan Savory and scienceImportance of conservation and restoration of forestsGrasslands versus forests for carbon sequestrationWhat a shift to holistic grazing would mean for diets globallyThe evidence based way for individuals to lower their food based environmental footprintand much moreResources:FCRN Grazed and Confused ReportPaul Hawken's Drawdown Review solutions - Sort by impact and you will see Plant-Rich diets are in the top 4 of all solutions in both scenario 1 and scenario 2 that they put forward.Maria Nordborg's review of Holistic Grazing and Alan Savory's claimsTim Searchinger's paper on land useMatthew Hayek's paper on what a shift from factory farmed cows to grazing cows means for beef supplyDatabase of environmental science articles on food and planetary health compiled by Dr Tushar Mehta and Nicholas CarterAn expansive article I wrote on our food system and climate changeBook:My book is coming out early 2021 published with Penguin - I cannot wait to share with you. In the lead up the launch I am going to share information about the title, cover, ways to win a copy, live event dates, free e-books etc. Register your email here so I can keep you up to date.Want to support the show?The single best way you can support the show is by leaving a review on Apple podcast app - it only takes a few minutes and would be much appreciated.Simon Hill, Nutritionist, Physiotherapist Creator of Plantproof.com - a free resource for plant based nutrition information
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