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Environmentalists have hit out at Government proposals to expand the UK aviation industry with passenger numbers expected to soar by 53 percent over the next three decades. The Government has published the green paper on its aviation strategy - the Aviation 2050 consultation.
Agricultural CH4 and N2O emissions represent around 11% of total anthropogenic GHGs. Here agriculture mitigation potentials are quantified, in the context of the 1.5 °C target, and decomposed by emission source, region and mitigation mechanism.
Consumer adoption of more plant-based diets has high technical potential to reduce global GHG emissions. This study shows that consumers underestimate the GHG emissions associated with foods, but carbon labels that provide this information promote the purchase of lower-emitting options.