By Tim Radford / Climate News NetworkApr 13, 2016
As obesity levels soar, cutting the vast amount of food we waste could have a major impact on reducing the effects of climate change -- as well as alleviate world hunger. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
By Alex Kirby / Climate News NetworkJan 25, 2016
A new global group says food that fails to reach consumers or is dumped as waste could instead save lives and cut greenhouse gas emissions. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Natasha Hakimi Zapata / TruthdigJul 20, 2015
The "Last Week Tonight" host lists the moral, environmental and, yes, even financial reasons why, as a country, the U.S. needs to stop wasting so much food. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
By Alex Kirby, Climate News NetworkSep 14, 2013
The U.N.'s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) says food wastage across the world -- totaling 1.3 billion tonnes of food annually -- is the largest source of global greenhouse gas emissions after China and the USA. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
By Paul Brown, Climate News NetworkJul 13, 2013
Disposing of food thrown away by those rich enough to afford it is an expensive problem -- but it can provide renewable energy and other benefits. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
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