Food Program Associate, World Resources Institute
Richard Waite is a World Resources Institute (WRI) food program associate. He is a contributing author to the report “Creating a Sustainable Food Future” and also authored installments on shifting diets and aquaculture. He works on two consumption-focused initiatives (Better Buying Lab and Cool Food Pledge) that bring together food providers and experts in marketing and behavior change to enable consumers to buy and eat more sustainable foods. He previously was involved in WRI’s Coastal Capital project focused on supporting better management of coastal ecosystems by quantifying their economic value.
Every day millions of people consume food from hospital trays and dining facilities. What if more dishes on offer were appealing, healthy, and helped fight climate change? Food production is a significant contributor to climate change, accounting for nearly a quarter of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. But not all foods have equal impacts. Producing […]