Climate change – Suggested reading

Good Food Makes Everything Better: Climate Change drew on the following sources:

Drawing down N2O to protect climate and the ozone layer, A UNEP synthesis report, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), November 2013,

Hall, CAS et al, The ecology of the economic process (Environmental science and technology: A Wiley-Interscience series of texts and monographs), Wiley Interscience, New York: 1986.

Heller MC and Keoleian GA, Life cycle-based sustainability indicators for assessment of the US food system, Center for Sustainable Systems, University of Michigan, 2000;

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), Fifth Assessment Report (AR5), IPCC,November 2014;

International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development  (IAASTD), Agriculture at a crossroads: Global report, IAASTD, 2009;

Manning R, The oil we eat, Harper’s Magazine, 2004; 308(1845): 37-45;

Pimentel D and Pimentel M, Energy use in fruit, vegetable, and forage production, in “Food, Energy, and Society”, ed. D. Pimentel, and M. Pimentel, revised edition.  University Press of Colorado, 1996, Niwot , CO, pp. 131-147.

Pimentel D et al, Reducing Energy Inputs in the US Food System, Human Ecology, 2008, Volume 36(4): 459-471;

Steinfeld H et al, Livestock’s Long Shadow: Environmental Issues and Options, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Rome, 2006;

Steinhart JS and Steinhart CE, Energy use in the US food system, Science 1974; 184: 307-16

Thornton P, Recalibrating food production in the developing world: global warming will change more than just the climate, CCAFS Policy Brief no. 6, CGIAR Research Program on Climate Change, Agriculture and Food Security (CCAFS), 2012;

Tubiello FN et al, Agriculture, forestry and other land use emissions by sources and removals by sinks, Working Paper Series ESS/14-02, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, March 2014;

United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization, Food wastage footprint: impacts on natural resources – summary report, UN FAO, 2013;

Vermeulen SJ et al, Climate change and food systems, Annual review of environment and resources, 2012; Vol. 37: 195-222;

Ziesemer J, Energy use in organic food systems , Natural Resources Management and Environment Department, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), August 2007;