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Climate Change - A Simple or Complex Problem?

Climate Change
A Simple or Complex Problem?

Many say that climate change is a very complex environmental problem. Well, that’s just not true. Climate change is easy to understand. 403 more words

Climate Change

Farm Inputs and Output GHGe 

Greenhouse gas emissions (GHGe) can arise in all stages of the food supply system. And can include transport, fuel combustion, electricity production, cooking, fertiliser and enteric fermentation (farm animal digestive process where carbohydrates and broken down by micro organisms).

Myth busting – Part 10

Wow, we made it to Myth busting – Part 10! Let’s quickly look back over this mini-series so far and recap what we have covered. 2,805 more words


GHGe and Waste

Most of the emissions arise at production while on the farm. The waste produced can also influence the greenhouse gas emissions (GHGe).

The Emissions 

The European waste directive lists the different waste management options from most preferable to least preferable.

Methane has 25 times more effect on the environment than carbon dioxide over a 100 year period. 152 more words

The Problem

Approximately one third of food that is produced is lost or wasted. In terms of calories a quarter of food is wasted of lost, this could be due to  a variety of reasons, such as, not eaten in time (mold/ stale), serving/cooking too much, rot, aesthetically unpleasing, therefore the most waste in produced on the farm and in households. 156 more words

Global Warming: From the Saucepan into the Fire

As mentioned in the earlier post, air pollution is on the rise. As our energy demands increase so does our energy consumption. This had led to us spewing gases and particles into the air like no tomorrow. 609 more words