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How Cities are Leveraging the Food System to Advance Climate Action

Salata Institute
June 11 @ 1:50 pm - 2:50 pm
Venue: Sanders Theatre in Memorial Hall, Harvard University + Google Map

The second annual Harvard Climate Action Week, hosted by the Climate Action Accelerator at the Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability at Harvard University, will encompass five days of events on Harvard’s campus and online, from June 10-14, 2024

On June 11, join experts to discuss “How Cities are Leveraging the Food System to Advance Climate Action”.

Food is the single strongest lever to optimize human health and environmental sustainability on Earth,” according to the EAT-Lancet Commission. Leveraging the food system to drive climate action can trigger critical change in which stakeholders collaborate to reduce emissions while advancing health and equity in the supply chain.

Hear from city government officials, leaders in sustainable food procurement, as well as expert Harvard faculty across multiple disciplines and approaches, to learn how cities are translating research into new solutions that practitioners and policymakers can successfully implement.

Venue: Sanders Theatre in Memorial Hall, Harvard University
Time: 1:50 p.m. – 2: 50 p.m.

Panelists:

  • Emily Broad Leib, Clinical Professor of Law, Harvard Law School
  • Kate MacKenzie, Executive Director, New York City’s Mayor’s Office of Food Policy (MOFP)
  • Sparsha Saha, Lecturer, Department of Government, Harvard University

Register here!

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