Cereal grains

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Cereal grains includes products that meet the definition of a cereal grains. This article is a comparison of the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (carbon footprints) associated with cereal grains. This emissions information does not include the environmental impact of retail sale, consumer transport, storage, cooking, or disposal.

Carbon Footprint[edit]

Global warming potential of cereal grains
Product Total (kg CO2e)
Barley (1 kg) 0.49
Oat (1 kg) 0.44
Quinoa (1 kg) 1.15
Rice (1 kg) 2.66
Rye (1 kg) 0.41
Wheat (1 kg) 0.51