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Apr 14 2016

Oxford University Press Blog: Could a tax on animal-based foods improve diet sustainability?

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The global food system is estimated to contribute 30% of total Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. In this context, the EU has committed to reducing GHG emissions by 40% relative to 1990 levels by 2030 and by 80% by 2050. Apart from the necessary policies of citizen … Continue reading

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Mar 14 2016

Oxford University Press Blog: understanding producers’ motives for adopting sustainable practices

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Why would agricultural producers engage in practices such as conservation, animal welfare, waste management, or organic farming? The literature hints that economic, social, and personal motivations are drivers of adoption. Sustainable practices are welcomed by farmers if there is a … Continue reading

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