Friday, March 18, 2016

Global Greenhouse Emissions Numbers from Agriculture

I can't imagine trying to calculate these numbers which are included in this info graphic from the FAO. The emissions listed include forestry and other land uses, in addition to agriculture. Another 705 million tons CO2 is emitted from energy use in agriculture. The food sector itself would add a lot of heft to these numbers for transport, preparation, refrigeration, cooking, and packaging.

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