Research Papers

Feeding the World

Publication Year: 2014

Author(s): Rajendra K Pachauri


In 2010, anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions reached the equivalent of 49 billion tonnes of CO2.  Their highest level in history. They grew on average 2.2% per year between 2000 and 2010. The production and consumption of fossil fuel are responsible for 69% of emissions, whilst agriculture, deforestation and other land use changes account for 24% of emissions. AFOLU means Agriculture, Forestry and Other Land Use

Source: 60 Solutions against Climate Change: 56-57p.

Publisher/Organisation: Good Planet Foundation