Presented by Oliver Holmes
An overview of energy used in the US for buildings, food and the implications for CO2 emissions. Learn about the carbon footprint of the food you eat, and how our food production has changed and is changing. We will talk about the relationships between buildings, energy use and climate change and about the production of and movement of food to support the people in those buildings. How does the production of food affect your life, the environment, and costs of living?
Attendees will be able to:
Explain the difference between weather and climate.
Name 2-3 energy sources for food production.
Define CAFO and cite the benefits and burdens.
Indicate how much of the US water supply is used to support agriculture and livestock.
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