'Industrial food systems have a fossil fuel problem': Study estimates global food system uses 15 per cent of all fossil fuels

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Report warns oil companies are manoeuvring to lock in global food system's dependence on fossil fuel-based pesticides, fertilisers, and plastic packaging

The production, transport, and storage of food emits as much as 4.6 gigatonnes of CO2 worldwide each year, making the global food system responsible for at least 15 per cent of all fossil fuels burned...

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