Diets have to change for world to experience benefits of increased cycling, new research suggests

Due to current diets, increased food consumption would cause a rise in greenhouse gas emissions

While many are hailing the coronavirus pandemic for, at least momentarily, getting cars off the road and encouraging people to cycle more in the future, researchers have said that cyclists needing to eat more could also be bad for the environment.

A paper published in the international journal, Scientific Reports, says that more people switching from driving to walking or cycling will lead to an increase in food-production related emissions.

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