Products

Product CO2e / kg Studies

Beer

0.987
CO2e / kg
= 100 g of Beer
You can consume
2.74
kg of Beer to exhaust your daily CO2e food budget

Categories: Beverages

For the UK, it is estimated that about half the emissions come from the use-phase (bars, pubs, restaurants), 20% from agriculture, 20% from transport [1]. Based on data from several large breweries, the brewing process represents only 10% (0.1-0.15 kg CO2e / l) of the CO2e emissions [1].


[1] Garnett, T. (2007). The alcohol we drink and its contribution to the UK’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions: a discussion paper. Centre for Environmental Strategy, University of Surrey, UK. (Table 33 for contributions of phases, Page 41 for brewery emissions, Page 74 for use-phase)

Subcategories: Beer (high alcohol) | Beer (low alcohol)

Studies

Source CO2e Country origin Country consumption Weight
Ökologische Fußabdrücke von Lebensmitteln und Gerichten in Deutschland (IFEU)
0.9
Unknown Germany 0
Ökologische Fußabdrücke von Lebensmitteln und Gerichten in Deutschland (IFEU)
1.0
Unknown Germany 7
The Alcohol we drink and its contribution to the UK's Greenhouse Gas emissions: A discussion paper
1.04
Unknown United Kingdom 10
Den store klimadatabase
0.6
Unknown Unknown 10
Greenhouse gas emissions of realistic dietary choices in Denmark: the carbon footprint and nutritional value of dairy products
1.1
Unknown Unknown 10
Reducing food’s environmental impacts through producers and consumers
1.2
Unknown Unknown 10