More than half of UK’s food sourced from abroad, study finds

Guardian: More than half of the UK’s food and feed now comes from overseas, which is burdening poorer countries with the related environmental impact, a new study says. More than two-thirds of the land needed to produce the UK’s food and feed is based abroad, researchers said, meaning 64% of the related greenhouse gases are emitted on foreign soil. Since 1986, the size of this land has grown by 23% to match increasing demand, with associated CO2 emissions rising by 15%, the research published in theJournal......

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