According to a recent report on the environmental impact of the dairy and meat sector by The Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, the top-10 emitters in these two industries produce more greenhouse gases than many major OECD countries including Germany, Canada or France. The report emphasises that companies in the food sector have work on their hands in order to reduce their emissions and contribute to the fight against global warming.The following infographic compares the annual combined emissions of the five largest emitters in meat and dairy with the emissions of three global oil giants - Exxon Mobil, Shell and BP.

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Top-5 Agri-Food Companies Emit More GHGs than OECD countries

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According to a recent report on the environmental impact of the dairy and meat sector by The Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, the top-10 emitters in these two industries produce more greenhouse gases than many major OECD countries including Germany, Canada or France. The report emphasises that companies in the food sector have work on their hands in order to reduce their emissions and contribute to the fight against global warming.The following infographic compares the annual combined emissions of the five largest emitters in meat and dairy with the emissions of three global oil giants - Exxon Mobil, Shell and BP.

Image Source ;https://www.statista.com/chart/14880/the-top-5-agri-food-companies-emit-more-than-shell/
Image license: CC BY ND

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