The way grocery stores do business is shifting due to more online sales from the pandemic and autonomous vehicles, robots, and drones. Greg Keoleian, director of the U-M School for Environment and Sustainability Center for Sustainable Systems, shares insights from a new study on how these changes might affect the amount of climate-altering greenhouse gases. Keoleian discusses how researchers modeled emissions for a single 36-item grocery basket transported to the customer via dozens of traditional and e-commerce pathways. The faculty expert further highlights findings from the research study.
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