Rising global temperatures could cause yields of sorghum – a cereal crop known for its resilience to heat stress and drought – to fall... Read More
Trees and plants across the world are increasingly in “recovery mode” after a drought, a new study says, and they’re taking longer to bounce... Read More
Dr Keith Shepherd is a principal soil scientist at the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) and Dr Rolf Sommer is a principal soil and climate change... Read More
Unusually warm periods in the Arctic stunt vegetation growth and crop yields across North America, a new study suggests. ... Read More
Staple crops grown in the US could see their yields drop substantially by the end of the century as daily temperatures regularly soar past 30C, a new... Read More
With their furious winds, torrential rains and deadly storm surges, tropical cyclones are usually known for their destructive power. ... Read More
Prof Andy Challinor is professor of climate impacts at the University of Leeds and leads work on climate smart agriculture for the research programme... Read More
Half a degree makes a very big difference when judging how different parts of the world will feel the effects of climate change. ... Read More
It is possible to produce enough food to feed a growing population without another tree being felled, according to new research. But there's a catch.... Read More
Not so long ago, the prospect of a world-class English wine industry was a pipe dream. A mere glint in the eye of a geology professor, who noticed how... Read More
A guest post from Prof Tim Benton, professor of population ecology at University of Leeds and Champion of the UK’s Global Food Security Programme,... Read More
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