The greenhouse gas emissions from food can be substantial – but how much do they vary between different types of food? And how do they compare with other emissions, say from driving to a scenic spot for a barbecue?
As a climate scientist I understand that our greenhouse gas emissions are impacting the climate. Like many people I try to minimise my environmental impact – I ride my bike whenever I can, I eat very little meat, and I used to care about food miles.
That’s right, I used to. Continue reading