Products

Product CO2e / kg Studies

Lamb

23.615
CO2e / kg
= 100 g of Lamb
You can consume
0.11
kg of Lamb to exhaust your daily CO2e food budget

Categories: Meat | Food

Subcategories: Minced meat (lamb) | Lamb leg | Lamb (flank)

Studies

Source Notes CO2e Country origin Country consumption Weight
Environmental impacts and resource use of Australian beef and lamb exported to the USA determined using life cycle assessment
16.1
Australia USA 10
RISE Open access list 1.7 Per kg boneless meat, not cooked
21.0
Sweden Sweden 7
Carbon footprinting of lamb and beef production systems: Insights from an empirical analysis of farms in Wales, UK Dead weight (weight at the slaughterhouse), system boundary 2 (includes emissions from animals and farm soils) case study farm 1 (mineral soil)
28.7
United Kingdom United Kingdom 10
Den store klimadatabase Lamb, meat, average values, Agriculture: 25.35, iLUC: 6.58, Food processing: -5.12, Packaging: 0.14, Transport: 0.48
27.43
Unknown Unknown 7
Mat-klimat-listan Variation 15-33 kgCO2/kg
21.0
Unknown Sweden 5
Klimatarier CO2 Rechner Lamm
7.7
Unknown Unknown 5
Meat eater's guide to climate change + health Table 6. Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Lamb Production (at farmgate)
Lamb Production System kg of CO2e per pound of edible lamb
Idaho 23.75
Ohio (high productivity) 17.77
Ohio (average productivity) 19.80
Average 20.44
Table 7. Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Lamb Consumption (post-farmgate)
Emission Source kg of CO2e per pound of consumed lamb
Processing 1.62
Domestic transport 0.36
Ocean transport 0.09
Refrigeration (retail) 0.09
Home cooking 1.42
Waste disposal 0.14
Total 3.72
Per kg of consumed meat (includes moisture loss, waste loss and post-farmgate): 39.25 kg CO2e
39.25
USA USA 8
Reducing food’s environmental impacts through producers and consumers Figure 1
20.0
Unknown Unknown 10
Systematic review of greenhouse gas emissions for different fresh food categories Table 5 Median; #LCA studies: 22; #GWP values: 56; Mean: 27.91; Stdev: 11.93; Min: 10.05; Max: 56.7
25.58
Unknown Unknown 10