Mitigation potential and global health impacts from emissions pricing of food commodities

  title={Mitigation potential and global health impacts from emissions pricing of food commodities},
  author={Marco Springmann and Daniel Mason-D’Croz and Sherman Robinson and Keith Wiebe and H. Charles J. Godfray and Mike Rayner and Peter Scarborough},
  journal={Nature Climate Change},
The projected rise in food-related greenhouse gas emissions could seriously impede efforts to limit global warming to acceptable levels. Despite that, food production and consumption have long been excluded from climate policies, in part due to concerns about the potential impact on food security. Using a coupled agriculture and health modelling framework, we show that the global climate change mitigation potential of emissions pricing of food commodities could be substantial, and that levying… 
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