2022 Food Waste Solutions Summit
May 10-12, 2022 | Minneapolis, MN
Reporter and Web Producer
Inside Climate News
Katelyn Weisbrod is a reporter and web producer for Inside Climate News based in St. Paul, Minnesota. She writes ICN’s weekly Warming Trends column highlighting the latest climate news in science, solutions and culture. She graduated from the University of Iowa in 2019 with Bachelor’s degrees in journalism and environmental science. Katelyn previously reported from Kerala, India, as a Pulitzer Center student fellow, and worked for over four years at the University of Iowa’s student newspaper, The Daily Iowan.
Wednesday, May 11th
11:00am - 12:00pm
Breakout Sessions (Running Concurrently)
Johnson Great Room
Turning Up the Heat: Tackling Food Waste to Fight Climate Change
The latest IPCC report is blunt – our planet is on track to reach at least 1.5°C of warming by 2050, under all emissions scenarios considered. But while climate change poses a looming threat to our existence, tackling it is achievable – and food waste is the low-hanging fruit. Beyond just mitigation, reducing food loss and waste is one of the few solutions that can improve adaptation to climate change. Hear from a panel of climate experts on why we must race to halve food waste by 2030 for the sake of our planet.