Climate Change

Towards a New Paradigm for Nature in the EU

Adopting rights of nature in EU law and policy would not only help to deal with current environmental issues but also induce a profound change in the way that nature in Europe is perceived and protected in the future, argues Mumta Ito. [...]

20 August, 2017 // 0 Comments

Long Read | How to Feed the World Without Killing the Planet?

The issue of "land sparing vs land sharing": Kremen poses the familiar refrain - should we be as productive (in terms of yield) as possible, thus leaving more land for nature, or should we try to get farming and nature to work better together? [...]

2 August, 2017 // 0 Comments

Growing Food in the Post-Truth Era

The global food system has been operating in post-truth mode for decades. Having constructed food scarcity as a justification for a second Green Revolution, Big Agriculture now employs its unethical marketing tactics to selling farmers “climate-smart” agriculture in the form of soils, seeds and chemicals. [...]

2 July, 2017 // 1 Comment

Global food production overwhelming efforts to combat climate change?

Each year our terrestrial biosphere absorbs about a quarter of all the carbon dioxide emissions that humans produce. We show that emissions from other human activities, particularly food production, are overwhelming this cooling effect. We need to look at two other greenhouse gases: methane and nitrous oxide. [...]

16 March, 2016 // 0 Comments

Climate, Livestock, Carbon & the Lobby #LivestockDebate

Shefali Sharma from IATP exposes how big meat corporations work to keep the game rigged towards business-as-usual - an as-usual that is running us into a climate change catastrophe #LivestockDebate final contribution before round up. [...]

15 February, 2016 // 0 Comments

UK Outsourcing Food Footprint, study shows

What are the implications of other countries producing the GHG emissions 'for you'? In other words exporting ever more food to you, all the while racking up their GHG emissions total? Its good for your emissions tally, but is this fair? Peter Crosskey has more [...]

23 January, 2016 // 0 Comments

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