Global warming could increase both the number and appetite of insect pests, new research finds, which could pose a serious threat to global crop... Read More
An additional 290 million people could face malnutrition by 2050 if little is done to stop the rise of greenhouse gas emissions, a study finds. ... Read More
The implementation of a global tax on greenhouse gas emissions could – without other complementary policies – “have a greater negative impact on... Read More
Dr Michelle Tigchelaar is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Washington, currently investigating the impacts of climate change on global... Read More
The beef industry is currently responsible for 6% of annual global greenhouse gas emissions, making it as large a polluter as the construction... Read More
The world’s water supply has been severely altered by global warming and changes to land use – such as agriculture and damming – over the past... Read More
The rainforests, savannahs and woodlands of sub-Saharan Africa have lost around 2.6bn tonnes of CO2 over the past seven years, a new study finds. ... Read More
Bringing “extreme” poverty to an end will not jeopardise the chances of limiting global warming to 2C above pre-industrial levels, a new study... Read More
Billed as a more environmentally friendly way to rear cattle, grass-fed beef has been the red meat of choice for many a climate-conscious carnivore. ... Read More
Carbon emissions from agriculture can be significantly cut while still meeting the food demands of the world’s growing population, a new study... Read More
A study released today finds that global methane emissions from agriculture are much larger than previous estimates have suggested. ... Read More
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