The food we eat is responsible for almost a third of our global carbon footprint. In research recently published in the Journal of Cleaner Production WEF and TheConversation.com ranked fresh foods based on how much greenhouse gas is produced from farm to fork.
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FuturesCentre.com picks up the potential break-through ('signal of change') delivered by DSM and Evonik, who have developed an alternative source of omega-3 produced from marine algae.
Around 1.6-2.7 billion tonnes of greenhouse gases each year, mostly methane, are produced from livestock digestion. Another 1.3-2.0 billion tonnes of nitrous oxide come from producing feed for livestock. And the final 1.6 billion tonnes comes from land use changes, such as clearing for animal pastures.
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