Reducing food’s environmental impacts through producers and consumers

@article{Poore2018ReducingFE,
  title={Reducing food’s environmental impacts through producers and consumers},
  author={J. Poore and T. Nemecek},
  journal={Science},
  year={2018},
  volume={360},
  pages={987 - 992}
}
  • J. Poore, T. Nemecek
  • Published 2018
  • Business, Medicine
  • Science
  • The global impacts of food production Food is produced and processed by millions of farmers and intermediaries globally, with substantial associated environmental costs. Given the heterogeneity of producers, what is the best way to reduce food's environmental impacts? Poore and Nemecek consolidated data on the multiple environmental impacts of ∼38,000 farms producing 40 different agricultural goods around the world in a meta-analysis comparing various types of food production systems. The… CONTINUE READING
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    Integrating life cycle and impact assessments to map food’s cumulative environmental footprint
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