Interesting article from the Poultry reveals the new figures of the carbon footprint and food waste amount around the world.

 

The carbon footprint of worldwide food losses and food waste amounts to the equivalent of 3.3 giga tons of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions.

Compared to the CO2 emissions of individual countries this volume, which is the estimate produced by the FAO’s Food wastage footprint – impacts on natural resources, 2013 ranks third among the world’s biggest greenhouse gas emitters after China and the USA.

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