Health and Climate Change 4 Public health benefi ts of strategies to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions: food and agriculture

@inproceedings{Friel2009HealthAC,
  title={Health and Climate Change 4 Public health benefi ts of strategies to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions: food and agriculture},
  author={Sharon Friel and Alan D Dangour and Tara Garnett and Karen Lock and Zaid Chalabi and Ian Roberts and Ainslie Jane Butler and Colin D Butler and Jeff Waage and Anthony J. McMichael},
  year={2009}
}
Agricultural food production and agriculturally-related change in land use substantially contribute to greenhouse-gas emissions worldwide. Four-fi fths of agricultural emissions arise from the livestock sector. Although livestock products are a source of some essential nutrients, they provide large amounts of saturated fat, which is a known risk factor for cardiovascular disease. We considered potential strategies for the agricultural sector to meet the target recommended by the UK Committee on… CONTINUE READING
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