President BidenJoe BidenBiden eyes bigger US role in global vaccination efforts Trump says GOP will take White House in 2024 in prepared speech Kemp: Pulling All-Star game out of Atlanta will hurt business owners of color MORE is convening a Leaders Summit on Climate later this month as the Biden-Harris administration looks to reestablish U.S. leadership in the global effort to address climate change. There will surely be much discussion about coal-fired power plants, electric vehicles and clean energy jobs. But the world won’t meet the climate goals of the Paris Agreement without addressing emissions from one surprising and under-discussed source: the food system.
Recent studies estimate that the food system contributes about one-third of global greenhouse gas emissions. For perspective, this represents more global greenhouse gas emissions than from the combustion of any individual fossil fuel, including coal. The figures are substantial even at a