Study Shows Food Industry Emissions Vastly Underestimated

June 22, 2021 Dynamic Systems Inc.

A new study published in the scientific journal Environmental Research Letters says food is a larger polluter than we knew, responsible for up to 40% of overall human greenhouse gas emissions—about double previous estimates. Taken together with previous research finding food waste reduction to be a top climate priority, this promises growing attention to food processing efficiency and traceability.