Hadar Dor

497 days ago

The most important insight from this study: there are massive differences in the GHG emissions of different foods: producing a kilogram of beef emits 60 kilograms of greenhouse gases (CO2-equivalents). While peas emits just 1 kilogram per kg.

You want to reduce the carbon footprint of your food? Focus on what you eat, not whether your food is local

ourworldindata.org

As I have shown before, food production is responsible for one-quarter of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions. There is rightly a growing awareness that our diet and food choices have a significant impact on our carbon ‘footprint’.