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With a heavy heart, we share the news of Dr. John McDougall’s passing. A visionary physician and author, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, mentor and friend, Dr. McDougall died peacefully at his home on Saturday, June 22nd, at the age of 77.

The McDougall Program: Essential for Solving the Current Climate Emergency

Updated September 23, 2019


Dr. McDougall has been passionately bringing these matters to the public’s attention for the past 15 years with landmark presentations on how we are eating ourselves to death and destroying planet Earth. The livestock industry accounts for at least half of the current climate problems, and one part of the solution can be instituted overnight: A Starch-Based Diet.

Dr. McDougall Speaks Out:


Climate change is so important, even TIME magazine devoted an entire issue to the topic.


“Our intent with this issue – only the fifth time in our history that we have turned over every page of a regular issue, front to back, to a single topic – is to send a clear message: we need to act fast, and we can.” Read the TIME article.

– Edward Felsenthal, the Editor-in-Chief and CEO of TIME

In addition, the McDougall Program has brought you many guest experts on Diet and the Environment by means of Advanced Study Weekends, Webinars, and Newsletters: