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Climate Diet believes in empowering individuals with the knowledge and resources to make informed dietary choices that favor the planet. * Whether you currently follow an omnivore, vegetarian, or vegan diet, we offer insights and guidance to enhance your positive impact on Earth’s sustainability.

Help support our cause by signing up for our free newsletter! We’ll keep you informed with timely news, inspiring stories, and actionable tips to contribute to saving our planet.

But we hope you will contribute a tiny fee to cover the systems to maintain names and mailing services to you— of $10/year, or a $3/month fee, or if you can afford more, we appreciate that.

Climate Diet’s other programs include:

  • Educational toolkits for teachers that are targeted to the populations most at peril due to food deserts, or lack of stores to buy food.
  • Community based educational programs in Maryland, Virginia and the district reaching as many as 24,000 people a year, where we offer guidance and food samples face to face.
  • Webinars for adults, students.
  • Speaking nationally on panels promoting pro-planet efforts.
  • Advocacy for legislation helping our planet
  • A $4/month donation can provide training to 2 students for an entire year.

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A Sustainable Earth Eating ProgramWelcome to Climate Diet

At Climate Diet, we shed light on a critical, yet often-overlooked climate change culprit—animal agriculture. Recognized as the second-largest producer of human-made greenhouse gas emissions, animal farming is also the leading cause of deforestation, pollution, biodiversity loss, and soil erosion.

While seeking environmental-friendly alternatives to fossil fuels is paramount, it’s equally important for humanity to choose a more sustainable, plant-based diet. Together, we can tackle the dual challenges of climate change and food insecurity.

Want to join our cause? Sign our Meat Down Pledge or support our mission by donating to our non-profit organization.

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Join Our Meat Down Pledge AND Help The Earth BY Eating Less Meat !

Still Eating Meat And Dairy?

We all yearn for ways to make a meaningful impact on our planet’s well-being. One simple yet powerful step to achieve this is to reduce our carbon footprint by consuming less meat and dairy. Our Meat Down Pledge offers an opportunity to affirm your commitment to this cause.

Why take the pledge? By pledging to abstain from eating meat, fish, or dairy just one day per week, we can bring about a significant change. Imagine if the entire U.S. joined us for a month: we would eliminate 9 million tons of carbon per day. Continuing this for a year would lead to 144 million tons of carbon reduction. The effect would be akin to replacing 25 million vehicles with electric ones!

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Upcoming Events

Planet Maryland

Sunday, June 2nd | 11 am - 6 pm | Elm Street Urban Park | Bethesda, MD

Georgetown Hill Early School

Eric Energy Interactive Science Spectacular

Bubbles Face Painting | Kids Korner Coloring Book Station DIY Go Green craft making by Georgetown Hill Early School Fairy Hair Sessions | Jumbo Lawn Games ... and more!

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What we Do

At Climate Diet, we shed light on a critical, yet often-overlooked climate change culprit—animal agriculture. Recognized as the second-largest producer...

History

In 2021, our founder Jane DeMarines was planning her retirement after years of leadership in public affairs, media relations, fundraising, and Federal program management...

Our Mission

We are on a mission to educate and inspire individuals about the profound effects of their food choices on the planet’s climate. Animal agriculture’s influence on the environment...

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Climate Diet in the Community

Climate Diet Exec Dir Jane DeMarines (middle) with CD BD Member Andrea Mones, red hat , speaking with attendee at booth at Earth Day event -4/22/24- Planet Virginia.

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Fight for Earth!
Meat Consumption

Hurting Our Planet

Do You Really Need Meat?

Animal agriculture is one of the leading contributors to climate change, taking up 80% of the world’s land area but only contributing to 20% of the global supply of calories. Most Americans consume more protein from meat than nutrition experts recommend. Renowned chef Alain Ducasse states, “Vegetable protein is more than enough to satisfy the nutritional needs of an individual.” Clearly, we don’t need as much meat as we’re consuming.

A staggering 70 billion animals are raised annually for human consumption, taking up 80% of global agricultural land. Furthermore, 16% of global freshwater is dedicated to growing livestock. With the demand for meat and dairy products expected to rise, we are placing a massive burden on Earth’s finite resources.
The solution to this looming environmental crisis is to shift to plant-based meals as much as possible. Why kill an animal for a burger when you can get one made from plants that are just as tasty and better for you?

A Healthier Alternative

“LET THY FOOD BE THY MEDICINE AND MEDICINE BE THY FOOD.”

– Hippocrates

Plant-based diets have been proven to offer numerous health benefits. Plants are rich in fiber, which can help lower cholesterol, stabilize blood sugar, and promote good bowel health. Additionally, a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains reduces the risk of cancer, heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and mental illnesses.

Leading medical expert Dr. Neal Barnard emphasizes that “A plant-based diet is not only the easiest and healthiest way to lose weight and keep it off, but all the ‘side effects’ are good ones. It’s a powerful way to turn conditions such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, or type 2 diabetes around.”

Be A Superhero!

The best part about shifting to a plant-based diet is knowing your diet choices protect the environment. Turning ranch land into forests will mitigate the effects of climate change and create new habitats and reduce water pollution. You don’t need to have a cape to be a superhero—you just need to choose to switch to delicious and healthy vegetables!

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Why Support Climate Diet?

Educational Resources: Learn about the impact of food choices on climate change, environmental sustainability, and health.

Community Engagement: Join a community of like-minded individuals passionate about sustainable living and responsible eating.

Plant-Based Recipes: Explore delicious and nutritious plant-based recipes for all occasions, from quick weekday meals to festive celebrations.

Sustainable Eating Guides: Discover helpful tips and strategies for transitioning to a sustainable, plant-based lifestyle.

Environmental Advocacy: Be a part of our advocacy programs promoting environmental conservation, animal welfare, and responsible agricultural practices.

Interested in making a positive change? Explore our educational resources, join our community, or browse our collection of plant-based recipes. Together, we can build a weather-resilient future and create a world where sustainable eating is the norm.