An intriguing title that certainly caught my attention. Dr Alessandro Demaio, a fellow at the Copenhagen School of Global Health and Harvard Medical School, writes an interesting article putting these two major global challenges into the same pot - based on a view that they are caused and solved by the same determining factors.
Read on to see how our carbon-intensive and labour-conserving lifestyles bring obesity and global warming together for a mutual response.
Dr Alessandro Demaio speaks openly about the challenges that lay ahead with global economic downturn, reduced government budgets and overseas aid. He believes our hope will be in a collective effort addressing multiple problems (no matter how seemingly unrelated) with mutual solutions.