无浪费,无欲求

罗马—我们每年要浪费13亿吨的粮食——相当于世界粮食年产量的三分之一。这个规模之大是很难想象的,不管你用什么方法。你可以试想143 000座彼此重叠的埃菲尔铁塔,或者10万亿根香蕉组成的大堆。

还有更加难以想象的数字。在如此大规模浪费和损失的情况下,仍有8.4亿人经历着长期的每日饥饿。更有千百万人遭受着“静默的饥饿”——营养不良和微量元素缺乏。

从经济上看,还有另外一个数字:用生产者价格计算,粮食浪费和损失每年造成约7500亿美元损失。如果我们把零售价格和更广泛的环境冲击(如气候变化)考虑在内,这个数字还要大得多。

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