Environmental impact of chocolate

European Commission
Brussels, 22/01/2020
Description: 
How bad is chocolate for the environment and what can we do to mitigate the effects?

Speech Details

Speech number: 
29376
Duration: 
13:22
Language: 
(en) English
Level: 
Advanced / Test-type
Use: 
simultaneous
Type: 
pedagogical material
Domains: 
Environment, Climate, Consumers
Terminology: 
deforestation, taste buds, chocoholic, greenhouse gas emissions, cacao beans, dairy farming, water footprint, something to chew over, raw material, culprit, palm oil, to melt, lucrative, canopy, water-intensive crop, logging, trunk, microclimate, biodiversity, habitat, monoculture, pest, nutrient, wrapper, Quality Street (chocolate brand), Easter egg, aluminium foil, polystyrene, artisan chocolate maker, in season, slow food, slow fashion, "bio marché", organic market, legumes, container, Côte d'Or (chocolate brand)