This brief seeks to answer the question of whether the additional CO2 emissions resulting from the implementation of a more extensive cold chain are not greater than the emissions avoided by reducing food losses due to a lack of refrigeration. It highlights the food safety and environmental benefits of an improved global cold chain. A summary for policymakers outlines the main conclusions and recommendations of this new Informatory Note and a methodological annex details the assumptions and main calculations made.

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