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The climate cost of food at COP24

The Centre for Biological Diversity has calculated the emissions produced by the food offered at the ongoing COP24 climate conference, arguing that the many meat-based options mean the menu has an “unnecessarily high carbon foodprint”.

The figure below shows the calculated greenhouse gas emissions per 100 servings of each menu option.

Read the full report, The climate cost of food at COP24, here and read the press release here. See also the Foodsource resource Which diets generate fewer GHG emissions and other environmental impacts?

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