Climate change: US and China must focus on the food system if the world is to achieve net-zero carbon emissions, say climate experts


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The world needs to start focusing on the food system if it wants to cut harmful emissions to net-zero , according to American and Chinese climate experts. A transition to an emissions-free future is crucial, and the two countries should increase collaboration and engagement to achieve this, they said. “To achieve net-zero, we must zero in on the food system ,” said David Sandalow, a senior research scholar at Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy, during a webinar on Tuesday. “The food system and the energy system are deeply intertwined.” More than a third of global greenhouse gas emissions...