Publication archives

Karen Hansen-Kuhn
The Milpa system is an agroecological cropping method in Mexico dating back thousands of years in which complementary crops such as corn, beans and squash are cultivated together in ways that nurture the soil and our bodies.
The following submission was submitted electronically on November 7, 2023 to the TMEC Secretariat, Mexican Section by IATP, the Rural Coalition and the Alianza Nacional de Campesinas. 
MINNEAPOLIS—Yesterday, Congress extended the current 2018 Farm Bill for an additional year. The fate of the Farm Bill has remained uncertain since its expiration at the end of September until Speaker of the House Mike Johnson included an extension of the current Farm Bill through September 2024 in the continuing resolution.
Dairy farm landscape
Minneapolis—The Fifth National Climate Assessment, released today by the White House in coordination with federal agencies, reinforces the need to build a more resilient and agroecological food system, according to the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy.
Farmer growing specialty Asian crops
Ben Lilliston
In September, the U.N. Climate Ambition Summit in New York was flooded with new corporate climate announcements and initiatives, too many of which reflected marketing flash rather than real plans to reduce emissions. In fact, corporate climate greenwashing has become so brazen the U.N.
fund food not fossil fuels
Extreme heat is a deadly consequence of climate change, and this summer was the hottest summer on record since global records began. From Arizona to Japan, extreme heat persisted for weeks, and from Canada to Hawaii, heat-aggravated wildfires wreaked havoc.
Smokestack with emissions
Dr. Steve Suppan
The following comment was submitted electronically to the Subsidiary Body on Scientific and Technological Advice (SBSTA) of the Supervisory Body (SB) on Article 6.4 Mechanism of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (U
Erin McKee VanSlooten
Download a PDF of the case study here.  
School lunch tray with local foods