food miles: the distance food travels from the farm where it is produced to the plate of the final consumer

List the environmental consequences of food miles.

 

SKILLS

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Describe the changes in world air freight transport between 1975 and 2015. (3 marks) 

 

environmental consequences

  1. List the types of impact in the document
  2. Add two bullet points to each type
 

evaluation

tl;dr: Information on food miles to be added to labels on food in Tesco supermarket (UK). However, the embodied energy in food miles is notoriously difficult to calculate.

Read the article and create a mind map showing the problems of calculating food miles.