what is your carbon footprint for a leg of lamb?

What is your carbon footprint for a leg of lamb?

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If you worry about the Planet and how are food choices affect it, you might like to know how much you harm the environment by eating a leg of lamb!

Mike Berners-Lee in his enjoyable book How Bad are Bananas The Carbon Footprint of Everything says that lamb comes in with a carbon footprint of about 17 kg for each kilo produced at the slaughterhouse.

Transport, basic processing, refrigeration and packaging add a little more. After cooking, the overall carbon imprac is more than 20 kg. per kilo!

38 kg CO2e a 2 kg joint at the checkout!

For the same carbon footprint, you could have a bowl of porridge, (made with half milk, half water) every day for 4 months!

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