Symposium Session: Hot Planet: Dietitians Lead the Way to Climate-Friendly Eating

Given that we’re fast approaching the planetary boundary for climate change with potentially devastating effects on our Earth, how can diet help curb our impact on carbon footprint?
Sustainability expert Kate Geagan, MS, RD, explores the latest science and shares findings from landmark reports as she examines how dietitians can empower consumers to reduce their personal and collective carbon footprint through dietary change.

This is not a webinar or course for purchase - this is a module for credit claiming for our 2024 Spring Symposium attendees and cannot be purchased or taken by non-attendees. These sessions are exclusive to our Symposium; however, the topics may be revisited in the future in the form of a webinar or self-study course.

Learning Objectives

  1. Examine diet's role in planetary boundaries.
  2. Counsel consumers on the primary impacts diet can have on climate change.
  3. Explain how diet change can impact personal and collective carbon footprints.
  4. Provide strategies that empower dietitians to be leaders of change.

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Kate Geagan, MS, RD, is a co-Founder of Food and Planet, where she serves as Director of Strategy. She is the author of Go Green Get Lean: Trim Your Waistline with the Ultimate Low-Carbon Footprint Diet, serves on the Global Council of Directors of the True Health Initiative and is a globally-recognized thought leader in sustainable diets.
As a strategic advisor, award-winning dietitian, and media contributor, Kate collaborates with forward-thinking food companies, organizations and investors to accelerate the transition to a more nutritious, equitable and regenerative food future. She has shared her insights on how the sustainability opportunity is rapidly reshaping the future of food with executive, investor, influencer, health professional, and consumer audiences worldwide, and has given over 1,500 media interviews as a trusted health and sustainability expert, including over two dozen appearances on the Emmy award-winning “Dr. Oz Show.”

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This activity will also award credit for dietetics (CDR CPEU). 

RDs and DTRs are to select activity type 102 in their Activity Log. Sphere and Competency selection is at the learner’s discretion.

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  • 1.00 CDR


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