Too much of a good thing

Sutton, Mark A.; Oenema, Oene; Erisman, Jan Willem; Leip, Adrian; van Grinsven, Hans; Winiwarter, Wilfried. 2011 Too much of a good thing. Nature, 472 (7342). 159-161. 10.1038/472159a

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Nitrogen pollution costs the European Union between €70 billion and €320 billion per year. Policies should address farming, meat consumption, use of human sewage and fossil-fuel burning. The Gothenburg Protocol is an opportunity to further reduce emissions. A global inter-convention nitrogen protocol is needed.

Item Type: Publication - Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): 10.1038/472159a
Programmes: CEH Topics & Objectives 2009 - 2012 > Biogeochemistry
CEH Sections: Billett (to November 2013)
ISSN: 0028-0836
Additional Keywords: Climate science, Environmental science, Policy
NORA Subject Terms: Agriculture and Soil Science
Atmospheric Sciences
Date made live: 18 Aug 2011 13:00

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