Agriculture contributes to over 20 percent of global anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions


Agriculture contributes to over 20 percent of global anthropogenic greenhouse gas emissions. CO2 emissions per hectare of organic agriculture systems are 48 to 66 percent lower than in conventional systems. [me organic ag’s contribution to co2 emissions is only 1/3 to ½ to that of chemically dependent systems.]

UNFAO 2005 http://www.fao.org/DOCREP/005/Y4137E/y4137e02b.htm

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