We’re always told buying local is best for the environment. However, a new book suggests food miles are a poor indicator of a product’s total carbon footprint, and could even be misleading." Interesting article showing the complexity of local vs trade
Everything you thought about the carbon footprint of imported food is wrong, says top professor
Confusion about carbon footprint of imported food. Local food not alway better for #climate. Illustrates one can't rely on good intentions & voluntariness. Better rely on #carbonpricing: translates production & transport emissions into higher food prices.
Everything you thought about the carbon footprint of imported food is wrong, says top professor
The carbon foot prints of food is quite a complucated issue!!