Governments must fund humanitarian relief and prioritise cropland for feeding people, not livestock or cars, to guard against future shocks
The coronavirus crisis has heightened inequities of food availability and nutrition. A 2021 Food System Summit aims to boost resilience and sustainability
Farmers in Kenya’s Rift Valley are being forced from their farms by drought then hit by rising food prices as maize shortages bite
If rainfall decreases, and temperatures rise, as the IPCC’s 5th Assessment suggests, resource competition across the Sahel is only likely to intensify
NEWS: Rising temperatures and low rainfall endanger the survival of centuries-old Quechua lifestyle in Sacred Valley of the Incas
NEWS: UN plea for food aid to the Sahel as scientific studies flag up climate change threat to food production
NEWS: More carbon dioxide in the air makes crops less nutritious, exacerbating threat of hunger in warmer world
NEWS: Oxfam scores the world on its action so far to help farmers prepare for the shocks of climate change
Morning summary: PwC analysis says UK will feel the effects of climate change in overseas countries before domestic impacts bite
Climate change’s health threat that is easiest to understand is hunger. Dalvir Kular takes an optimistic look at how we can bolster food security
Dwindling harvests will create a food crisis for urban and rural poor with children hit hardest, write UNICEF’s Natasha Adams.
Climate impacts will make 20-70% of existing vineyards unsuitable by 2050 while attempts to adjust and relocating vineyards could disrupt ecosystems
José Graziano da Silva joined by Ban Ki-moon in hailing resilient crop’s potential to bolster food security and put world on zero hunger path
Copying leaves or printing bacon – mimicking the natural world is at the centre of many low carbon innovations
New report by Institute of Mechanical Engineers details how huge levels of vital commodities are squandered by humans
RTCC explores the major issues likely to dominate the climate change debate in the year ahead
Droughts and floods, cold snaps and heatwaves, wildfires and record sea ice loss. 2012 was a dramatic illustration of the impacts of climate change that sent public awareness soaring.
Youth Profile #22: As life in Cameroon is changed by climate change, one group of young people aims to provide children with the tools they need to drive climate education.
More and more scientists warn that the world could see global average temperatures rise 6°C by 2100. What would this mean for the planet?
Ahead of the UN climate summit in Doha, two new studies highlight the impacts of climate change and the world’s food system on one another and their potential to impact our relationship with food.