Plant-Based Diets Essential for Health of People and Planet

Dr. Michael Shank, adjunct faculty at George Mason University’s School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution, discusses with Ian Masters the need for more sustainable diets and USDA’s recent decision to exclude sustainability as part of America’s dietary guidelines. Shank reacts to the World Health Organization’s new report that meat consumption is linked to cancer rates and explores the climate change connections to meat versus plant-based diets. Audio courtesy of Ian Masters.