2:15pm: TALK – Dr Anthony Raizis: Climate in crisis: What difference would a vegan diet make?

Nicole Mathewson

Climate in crisis: What difference would a vegan diet make?

Dr Anthony Raizis

Globally, atmospheric carbon dioxide is increasing at the rate of ~2.5ppm per year. Actions that are most likely to have the biggest effect in reducing emissions or increasing sequestration will be discussed along with the greenhouse gas efficiencies of different food groups.

Dr Anthony Raizis received his PhD at Otago University. His research interests are in cancer genetics research and diagnostics, the molecular mechanisms associated with the onset of cancer, genetic diseases, nutrition and ageing. Dr Raizis also has a keen interest in environmental issues, and sustainability. Dr Raizis has spoken at the Vegan Expo before on the clash of neo-liberal capitalism and environmentalism, and about identifying fuels for cancer and cancer prevention.