The world’s top 10 food companies have a carbon footprint equal to Scandinavia’s, according to a new Oxfam report, and those businesses could help pave the way to serious controls on carbon pollution. “The authors take pains to demonstrate that there’s not just a moral obligation for these corporations to act against climate change,” Johnson wrote. “It’s also the right — intelligently selfish — business decision.” Oxfam singles out Kellogg and General Mills as two companies that are highly vulnerable to climate change and well-positioned to lead change in their industry.
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