JOURNAL: Decarbonising the food and beverages industry: A critical and systematic review of developments, sociotechnical systems and policy options.

Summary

Authors:

Benjamin Sovacool
Morgan Bazilian
Steve Griffiths
Jinsoo Kim
Aoife Foley
David Rooney

University of Sussex
Aarhus University
Colorado School of Mines
Khalifa University of Science and Technology
Hanyang University
Colorado School of Mines
Queen’s University Belfast
Trinity College Dublin

Decarbonising the food and beverages industry: A critical and systematic review of developments, sociotechnical systems and policy options.

Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews

June 2021

  • From farm to fork, food and beverage consumption can have significant negative impacts
  • This review identifies the most carbon-intensive processes in the industry
  • It discusses multiple current and emerging options and practices for decarbonisation, including 78 potential transformations.
  • It examines the benefits to sector decarbonisation as well as barriers
  • It discusses how financing, business models, and policy can be harnessed