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Investors should consider environmental risks of fertiliser industry, says report

A nitrogen fertiliser plant. According to the report by Planet Tracker, the world uses double the amount of nitrogen-based fertiliser than is necessary, and production is outstripping demand (Photo: Akos Stiller/Bloomberg)

Planet Tracker finds that the nitrogen-based fertiliser industry is a significant source of greenhouse gas emissions, which could be a risk for investors

The nitrogen-based fertiliser industry produces up to 5 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new report from non-profit Planet Tracker, while ...

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