#54 How to Save The Planet at Breakfast with Jonathan Safran Foer

The Doctor's Kitchen Podcast

By Dr Rupy Aujla

#54 How to Save The Planet at Breakfast with Jonathan Safran Foer

Today I speak with author and activist Jonathan Safran Foer about the current pandemic, how he is coping and an inconvenient problem that dwarfs the impact of Covid. The big C – Climate.


Jonathan is the author of three award-winning and internationally best-selling novels. He won The Guardian Book Prize for his debut novel, was included in Granta’s “Best of Young American Novelists” issue as well as The New Yorker’s“20 under 40” list of the best young writers in the US; and his books are published in over 30 languages


And I know what you’re thinking. Yes it’s important. Yes I know I should be doing more. And no I’m not doing enough. It’s too hard.


In today's espisode we talk about:

How the actions of ordinary people as a collective can have huge impactsNot to rely on the government for action and how we can actThe simplest most effective solution is dietHow we are all hypocrites and a layer of realism is usefulWhy climate change and global warming has a branding problem


Jonathan Safran Foer's book, We Are The Weather, is out now, definitely do go and check it out. Along with another one of Jonathan's books - Eating Animals, it’s certainly one of my must reads for anybody interested in nutrition and how food choices impact the environment.


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Check out the podcast notes on The Doctor's Kitchen Website for links to more articles and books on this subject.


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