What is the carbon footprint of your diet?

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This excellent article by Claire Hoolohan and her colleagues sheds some light on the greenhouse gas emissions associated with our own dietary choices. Applying a life cycle analysis to a range of popular foods, Hoolohan presents different actions that consumers can take to reduce our personal carbon footprint. Becoming vegetarian may not be for everyone, but choosing to eat chicken or pork instead of beef and lamb can have a significant CO2 reduction. Find out more here.