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Potential environmental and population health impacts of local urban food systems under climate change: a life cycle analysis case study of lettuce and chicken

Hall, Gillian; Rothwell, Alison; Grant, Tim; Isaacs, Bronwyn; Ford, Laura; Dixon, Jane; Kirk, Martyn; Friel, Sharon

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Background: Climate change is expected to have an impact on food production, processing and transport systems. While food systems have become globalized in recent decades, interest has re-emerged for local production and consumption to contribute to sustainable and secure food systems in an era of increasing urbanization and climate change. To explore environmental health issues related to the production of local food in an urban setting, a life cycle analysis screening study of two food...[Show more]

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Date published: 2014-03-26
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/11714
Source: Agriculture and Food Security 3.6(2014)
DOI: 10.1186/2048-7010-3-6

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