The Real Cost of Nitrogen Fertilizer (Summary)

Publication - 2010-08-25
Greenpeace has invited Professor Wen Tiejun and his team from the Renmin University’s School of Agriculture and Rural Area Development to present an analysis of China’s chemical fertilizer industry, nitrogen fertilizer use, its impacts, and sustainable alternatives. The report collects and analyzes data on the environmental and economic externalities of China’s nitrogen fertilizer industry and nitrogen use. It also summarizes the efficacy of organic substitutes for nitrogen fertilizer in ecological agriculture.

The Real Cost of Nitrogen Fertilizer