Options for keeping the food system within environmental limits

@article{Springmann2018OptionsFK,
  title={Options for keeping the food system within environmental limits},
  author={M. Springmann and M. Clark and Daniel Mason-D’Croz and K. Wiebe and B. Bodirsky and L. Lassaletta and W. Vries and S. Vermeulen and M. Herrero and K. Carlson and Malin Jonell and M. Troell and F. DeClerck and L. Gordon and R. Zurayk and P. Scarborough and M. Rayner and Brent Loken and Jess Fanzo and H. Godfray and D. Tilman and Johan Rockstr{\"o}m and W. Willett},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2018},
  volume={562},
  pages={519-525}
}
  • M. Springmann, M. Clark, +20 authors W. Willett
  • Published 2018
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Nature
  • The food system is a major driver of climate change, changes in land use, depletion of freshwater resources, and pollution of aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems through excessive nitrogen and phosphorus inputs. Here we show that between 2010 and 2050, as a result of expected changes in population and income levels, the environmental effects of the food system could increase by 50–90% in the absence of technological changes and dedicated mitigation measures, reaching levels that are beyond the… CONTINUE READING

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