Share of global greenhouse gas emissions (University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment, 2016).
The following is an unusually sane and well communicated multimedia primer on the sustainability of the global food system. Food Matters, republished here in full with permission, is published by the Institute on the Environment at the University of Minnesota. It is the first in a series of Environment Reports and is a collaboration between an international group of scientists, writers, and designers to combine incisive narratives about environmental challenges, backed up by cutting-edge data. Funding for this project was largely provided by a grant from the Mosaic Company, with additional funding for research and analysis provided by the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. Do check out the full multimedia version, which has sources, links, images, more interactive graphics and other materials missing here. Enjoy!
Agriculture, deforestation and other land use
account for roughly 20…
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