Discussion after reading reports

    You will think critically about the report and share your general reflections. Review the discussion questions below and clearly address at least two of the prompts.

    Potential Discussion Questions:

    What purpose does this study serve?
    What information does it bring together?
    Are diet and environment the most important dimensions to consider?
    The commission acknowledged that discussions of society, culture, economy, and animal health and welfare were not given priority in this report. Do you agree with this choice? Why or why not?
    What might be some critiques of the EAT-Lancet report?
    Do the report’s dietary changes seem feasible to implement?
    Reflect on the idea of scale. What are the benefits of having these recommendations set at a global scale? What are the drawbacks?
    Were there parts of this report you didn’t understand? Pose a question to your classmates.
    What other thoughts or reactions do you have to this report?
    How did reading this report compare to reading the LCAs?
    What other global systems need to change in order to achieve food systems change?

    https://www.thelancet.com/journals/langlo/article/PIIS2214-109X(19)30447-4/fulltext (read the summary)
    https://www.thelancet.com/journals/langlo/article/PIIS2214-109X(19)30502-9/fulltext (read fully)

    read executive summary (first 2.5 pages) for the uploaded EAT Lancet full report pdf
    read in full of EAT-Lancet_Commission_Summary (uploaded)

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