Dietary Choice Affects Climate More Than Food Miles

Monday, May 5, 2008 - 12:07 in Earth & Climate

Despite the recent popular attention to the distance that food travels from farm to plate, a.k.a. "food miles," Carnegie Mellon researchers Christopher L. Weber and H. Scott Matthews argue in an upcoming article in the prestigious Environmental Science & Technology journal that it is dietary choice, not food miles, which most determines a household's food-related climate impacts. read more

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