The potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the UK through healthy and realistic dietary change

  title={The potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the UK through healthy and realistic dietary change},
  author={R. Green and J. Milner and A. Dangour and A. Haines and Z. Chalabi and A. Markandya and J. Spadaro and P. Wilkinson},
  journal={Climatic Change},
The UK has committed to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 80 % relative to 1990 levels by 2050, and it has been suggested that this should include a 70 % reduction in emissions from food. Meeting this target is likely to require significant changes to diets, but the likely effect of these changes on population nutritional intakes is currently unknown. However, the current average UK diets for men and women do not conform to WHO dietary recommendations, and this presents an opportunity to… Expand

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