Local view: Eating locally can help us overcome climate change, obesity challenges

August 21, 2012 at 7:00 pm in Duluth News Tribune

Over the past few months we have seen a flood of op-eds and news articles on two important themes: the impacts and benefits of the Affordable Care Act and our urgent need to act on climate change. On their surfaces, these issues appear to have little connection. But with closer analysis we see they are linked in important ways. This linkage provides an important evolving framework, “commons health care,” for promoting collective action for personal, community and global health and resilience.
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