Emissions Impossible—Für gute Landwirtschaft braucht man ein gutes Klima

Es überrascht mich zutiefst, dass es heute in unserer Gesellschaft immer noch Menschen gibt, die einen Klimawandel verursacht durch menschliche Einflüsse leugnen. Vermutlich haben diese Menschen nicht viel mit Landwirtschaft am Hut, denn in unserer westlichen Welt sind es nun einmal Bäuerinnen und Bauern, die den Klimawandel als Erste zu Spüren bekommen.

Uprooted Episode 48: Paying out trade aid to Smithfield

Josh talks with Steve Suppan about how the aid, intended for farmers to ease the pain that was inflicted due to the trade war with China, is, in fact, likely ending up in the coffers of a Chinese owned corporation, Smithfield, and other ways in which the giant hog corporation is pushing its costs onto tax payers. 

Corporate responsibility and hurricane damage

Farmers and rural communities are now routinely hit with extreme weather events in this new age of climate change. As governments at the national, state and local level grapple with these challenges and costs, they should consider the financial responsibility of corporations who have knowingly increased our climate risk.

Uprooted Episode 46: Pathways to 1.5° - CLARA

Josh talks with Shefali Sharma, Director of IATP Europe, about IATP's contribution to a report by the Climate, Land, Ambition, and Rights Alliance (CLARA). The report details how the 1.5° C target of the Paris Climate Accord is achievable in a way that respects human rights and agroecological practices. They also discuss the recent report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.