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Our World in Data - Energy

Our World in Data


January 1, 2020

Hannah Ritchie and Max Roser
Our World in Data


Our World in Data - Energy

Key finding

A menu

of solutions is needed to decarbonize agriculture

Unlike many aspects of energy production where viable opportunities for upscaling low-carbon energy—renewable or nuclear energy—are available, the ways in which we can decarbonize agriculture are less clear. We will need a menu of solutions: changes to diets; food waste reduction; improvements in agricultural efficiency; and technologies that make low-carbon food alternatives scalable and affordable.

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