Nuts

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Nuts include edible fruit composed of a seed inside a hard shell. This article is a comparison of the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (carbon footprints) associated with nuts. This emissions information does not include the environmental impact of retail sale, consumer transport, storage, cooking, or disposal. Click the name of each type of nut to get more information and view sources.

Carbon Footprint[edit]

Global Warming Potential of Nuts
Product Total (kg CO2e)
Almond (1 kg) 1.74
Cashew nut (1 kg) 1.55
Chestnut (1 kg) 0.43
Hazelnut (1 kg) 0.97
Peanut (1 kg) 0.87
Pistachio (1 kg) 1.53
Walnut (1 kg) 1.62