FAO to elect new Director General

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization is set to elect a new Director General in June. Decisions and actions of this organization have impacts on food and agricultural systems around the world. IATP believes this position is critical, as the Director General plays a key role in navigating the challenge of global hunger and climate change.

Uprooted Episode 50 - State Climate Referenda

Josh talks with Ben Lilliston, Director of Rural Strategies and Climate Change, about climate change initiatives on the ballot on November 6, and other activities some states are up to in addressing climate change. Update: It appears both measure discussed in the podcast have failed. 

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.

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.