As climate change takes hold around the world, questions are increasingly being asked about what we can do individually and at the national and international levels to stop it.
One area that has received a lot of attention recently is the significant contribution of agriculture and land use to greenhouse gas emissions globally (around 25%). According to the UN and others, we need to address this if we are going to meet the goal set in Paris in 2015 of no more than 1.5 degrees warming, and stop dangerous climate change.
Among other things, this means that individuals – especially people living in high income countries – are going to have to consider the environmental impact of what they eat. Read More