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  • Published: Sep 9th, 2010
  • Category: UK
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Fife Diet cuts carbon emissions by over a quarter

| Sourced From News.Scotsman |

PEOPLE following the “Fife diet” – a drive to source as much locally produced food as possible – generate more than a quarter less carbon than the UK average, a report claims.

The project, launched four years ago by Fife couple Mike and Karen Small, aims to cut down on the environmental impact of the weekly shop by encouraging people to buy locally grown, organic food.

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CO2 from food crops displacement maybe twice as much as those from lands for biofuels

| Sourced From Topnews.in |

Washington, October 23 : A study examining the impact of a global biofuels program on greenhouse gas emissions during the 21st century has found that carbon loss stemming from the displacement of food crops and pastures for biofuels crops may be twice as much as the CO2 emissions from land dedicated to biofuels production.

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Greenpeace backing CO2 seals for foodstuffs

| Sourced From Austriantimes.at |

Greenpeace Austria has said it is in talks with supermarket chains over the placement of CO2 seals on food products.

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  • Published: Sep 5th, 2009
  • Category: USA
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Food from faraway adds little to our carbon footprint

| Sourced From Stltoday.com |

After I wrote a column critical of Illinois local-food law, a couple of readers accused me of ignoring the energy used in shipping food. A comment from Oni, for example, said:

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| Sourced From Environmental-expert.com |

Source: PE INTERNATIONAL GmbH
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CropEnergies and Tyczka Energie to build a CO2 liquefaction plant in Zeitz

| Sourced From Ad-Hoc-News.de |

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CropEnergies and Tyczka Energie to build a CO2 liquefaction plant in Zeitz

Mannheim/Geretsried, 26 May 2009 – CropEnergies AG, Mannheim, and Tyczka Energie GmbH, Geretsried, are planning to build a plant for the liquefaction of food quality CO2 (carbon dioxide) in Zeitz, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. The plant will have an annual production capacity of 100,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide and is scheduled to commence operation in 2010.

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  • Published: Apr 30th, 2009
  • Category: USA
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Simple steps for eating low on the carbon food chain

| Sourced From Examiner.com |

Food production is responsible for as much as a third of the greenhouse gas emissions that cause global warming.

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