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Food and climate

Most food waste from households

Large amounts of food go to waste. Some is disposed of by producers and retailers. But more is tossed out at the consumption stage – by the likes of you and me.

Food waste recycling not always the best idea

A first-ever effort to quantify the benefits of recycling food waste versus preventing it shows prevention is the best policy. But Norway continues to invest significant funds in biogas facilities for food waste recycling.

Irrigation is the source of inequality

Water scarcity in the past laid the ground for large differences in wealth and political power today.