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Finnish food chain impacts on climate change

Kurppa, Sirpa and Virtanen, Yrjö (2010) Finnish food chain impacts on climate change. In: NJF report, vol 6, no 1, Nordic Association of Agricultural Scientists, p. 51.

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Summary

The evaluation of the food chain’s environmental impacts was conducted using an environmentalaccounting model developed specifically for the Finnish food chain. The model is based on production and environmental impact data from year 2005. The model considers both Finnish
production and Finnish imports in addition to their transport. The targets of the evaluation were the environmental impacts, in 2005, stemming from production. Environmental impacts of the end-use phase were not assessed. The changes in inventories were considered according to the national accounting methodology.


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:food chain, climate change
Subjects: Environmental aspects
Research affiliation: Finland > MTT Agrifood Research
Related Links:http://www.mtt.fi/english
Deposited By: Koistinen, Riitta
ID Code:17281
Deposited On:27 Jul 2010 11:38
Last Modified:27 Jul 2010 11:38
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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