Introduce food 'emission taxes' to slash GHGs - study

One billion tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions could be saved in 2020 if ‘emission taxes’ were introduced for food, a study has found

One billion tonnes of greenhouse gas emissions could be saved in 2020 if ‘emission taxes’ were introduced for food, a study has found.

Emissions reductions would mainly be achieved from higher prices and lower consumption of animal products, according to the study from the Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Food at the University of Oxford and the International Food Policy Research Institute in Washington DC.

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