Reaching the Sweet Spot: The Vegetarian Solution to Global Warming and Obesity





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Published on Jun 6, 2011

A presentation by Hawaii State Rep. Joe Bertram.

Nationwide, legislatures are beginning to grapple with both of these seemingly disparate issues, while recent studies have shown that vegetarianism can provide answers for both. Rep. Bertram will share research and legislation that takes advantage of this confluence of crises to reach that "sweet spot"a new awareness of the comprehensive vegetarian solution.

Joe Bertram, III is a member of the Hawaii State House of Representatives for the 11th District, Island of Maui - Kihei/Makena/Wailea. He is Vice-Chair of the House Higher Education Committee and is a member of the Education Committee, the Health Committee, the Human Services Housing Committee, and the International Affairs Committee. Representative Bertram is known for his work in establishing green belts, open spaces, bikeways, and coastal management plans on the island of Maui. He is also working towards building a second hospital on the island of Maui.

Filming and editing by Dr William Harris M.D. on March 8, 2008 at McCoy Pavilion, Ala Moana Beach Park, Honolulu, Hawaii
Sponsored by: Vegetarian Society of Hawaii http://www.vsh.org


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