Agriculture is a large source of our greenhouse gas footprint, with estimates varying from 8 to 15% of total emissions. In addition to reducing food waste, we can also lower our impact by avoiding foods with high greenhouse gas footprints, especially beef and foods that require long-distance refrigerated transport.
Want to learn more? Bon Appetit has made that easy for you with their website and quiz called “Eat Low Carbon”. take the quiz, and then think about the carbon footprint before your next menu choice.