Karen Hansen-Kuhn
The unfolding climate catastrophe is front and center at the U.N. climate talks, where governments will make promises to reduce emissions, some sooner than others, with some of those promises more convincing than others.
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The rising costs of synthetic nitrogen (N) fertilisers, triggered by a spike in natural gas prices, has governments panicking about a catastrophic global food crisis. At the same time, new research shows that synthetic N fertilisers are a major driver of the climate crisis, responsible for 1 out every 40 tonnes of GHGs currently pumped into the atmosphere.
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Karen Hansen-Kuhn
One of the most vexing issues in international climate debates is how to balance each country’s ambitions and responsibility. Clearly, all nations need to pull out all the stops to reverse the deepening climate crisis.
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Ben Lilliston
JBS is the largest meat company in the world. While headquartered in Brazil, it has over 450 facilities and offices in more than 20 countries.
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The dominant food system in the world is exploitative and extractive, but examples across the world demonstrate that a more just and fair food system is possible.
Watch a recording of our two-hour virtual seminar held on October 20, 2021 that provides an in-depth look at the transformative power of agroecology. Agroecology experts, advocates and practitioners discuss how agroecology, as a systems approach, can address multiple ongoing global crises, both ecological, economic and sociocultural.
Sophia Murphy
Every year on 16 October, the United Nations marks World Food Day. Around the world, national governments and local communities join in the celebrations and events, held to mark the founding of the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization and a moment in history when, in 1946, governments came together to commit to a united effort to end the scourge of hunger.
Farmer growing specialty Asian crops
Dr. Steve Suppan
Who sets the rules for global carbon markets? Who gets to decide who sets the rules?
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