Tony Curran

The Burger Apocalypse

Reducing your food carbon footprint is one of the most effective ways to reduce your impact on the environment, and it can save you a lot of money too. This entertaining (and possibly participative!) talk explains the A-B-C of low carbon eating: Avoid wasting food, Buy in-season food, and Choose low carbon foods more.


Dr Tony Curran is a member of the University of Southampton’s Public Engagement with Research unit. He runs the University’s Research Roadshow and Researchers’ Café, and is leading on improving the spectrum of ways in which all members of the University can get involved with engaging the public. Tony runs talks and interactive shows with environmental themes: the burger apocalypse, the sustainability game show, the future of energy and the future of waste. Tony’s previous research in the Centre for Environmental Sciences focused on household waste prevention and reuse and moving industry towards zero waste.