A few weeks ago the NY Times had a great story about the climate impact of meat consumption, but we neglected to show off the really cool graphics box from the story, which includes a telling display of the emissions embodied in various foods – no surprise, the animal products generally produce more emissions than plant-based foods:

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10 Responses to “Always Time for Cool Graphs”

  1. endopeatole says:

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  2. authoruro says:

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  7. Dave says:

    Ok, I’m a bit confused as the graph shows co2 emissions from food, but surely the biggest emissions from agriculuture are methane. Does this graph show the co2 equivalent taking methane into account?

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