Articles | Volume 14, issue 4
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-1795-2022
https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-14-1795-2022
Review article
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14 Apr 2022
Review article |  | 14 Apr 2022

Pre- and post-production processes increasingly dominate greenhouse gas emissions from agri-food systems

Francesco N. Tubiello, Kevin Karl, Alessandro Flammini, Johannes Gütschow, Griffiths Obli-Laryea​​​​​​​, Giulia Conchedda, Xueyao Pan, Sally Yue Qi, Hörn Halldórudóttir Heiðarsdóttir, Nathan Wanner, Roberta Quadrelli, Leonardo Rocha Souza, Philippe Benoit, Matthew Hayek, David Sandalow, Erik Mencos Contreras​​​​​​​, Cynthia Rosenzweig, Jose Rosero Moncayo, Piero Conforti, and Maximo Torero

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Interactive discussion

Status: closed

Comment types: AC – author | RC – referee | CC – community | EC – editor | CEC – chief editor | : Report abuse
  • CC1: 'Comment on essd-2021-389', Charles Redfern, 17 Nov 2021
  • RC1: 'Comment on essd-2021-389', Anonymous Referee #1, 30 Nov 2021
  • RC2: 'Comment on essd-2021-389', Anonymous Referee #2, 12 Jan 2022
  • AC1: 'Comment on essd-2021-389', Francesco N. Tubiello, 10 Feb 2022

Peer review completion

AR: Author's response | RR: Referee report | ED: Editor decision | EF: Editorial file upload
AR by Francesco N. Tubiello on behalf of the Authors (10 Feb 2022)  Author's response   Author's tracked changes   Manuscript 
ED: Referee Nomination & Report Request started (10 Feb 2022) by David Carlson
ED: Publish as is (06 Mar 2022) by David Carlson
AR by Francesco N. Tubiello on behalf of the Authors (16 Mar 2022)  Author's response   Manuscript 
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Short summary
The paper presents results from the new FAOSTAT database on food system emissions, covering all countries over the time series 1990–2019. Results indicate and further clarify – updated to 2019 – the relevance of emissions from crop and livestock production processes within the farm gate; from conversion of natural ecosystems to agriculture, such as deforestation and peat degradation; and from use of fossil fuels for energy and other industrial processes along food supply chains.