Global Warming pp 197-209 | Cite as

A Strategic Program to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Food Industry

  • Aydin Kilic
  • Adnan Midilli
  • Ibrahim Dincer
Part of the Green Energy and Technology book series (GREEN)


Global warming is considered a problem caused by combined worldwide greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions. Many greenhouse gases occur naturally as a result of Earth’s geological, hydrological, and biological cycles. They include water vapor, carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4), nitrous oxide (N2O), and ozone (O3). In addition, other photochemically important gases, such as carbon monoxide (CO), oxides of nitrogen (NO x ), and non-methane volatile organic compounds (NMVOCs), while they do not function as greenhouse gas, contribute indirectly to the greenhouse effect (Anonymous, 1998; ICF, 2007)


Fossil Fuel Global Warming Renewable Energy Food Industry Global Warming Potential 



The authors acknowledge the support provided by Nigde University in Turkey and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council in Canada.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aydin Kilic
    • 1
  • Adnan Midilli
    • 2
  • Ibrahim Dincer
    • 3
  1. 1.University of NigdeNigdeTurkey
  2. 2.Nigde UniversityNigdeTurkey
  3. 3.Cleanfield Energy, Inc.AncasterCanada

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