The impact of organic farming on greenhouse gas emissions is mixed
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- According to Our World in Data, "Across all food types, there is no clear winner when it comes to greenhouse gas emissions. Results vary strongly depending on food type." Clark and Tilman (2017) published a meta-analysis of results of published organic-conventional comparisons across 742 agricultural systems over 90 unique foods. According to the meta-analysis:
- Organic farming of fruits and pulses tends to produce less greenhouse gases than conventional methods.
- Organic farming of cereals, vegetables, and animal products tends to produce more greenhouse gases than conventional methods.