The ability of farmworkers to cultivate major crops including rice and maize may be compromised if climate trends continue.
Agriculture Archives - State of the Planet
A multi-session Climate Week event at Columbia included presentations, interactive activities, and panels on the most challenging and hopeful avenues for the future of food.
In 2021, Rubin launched Fresh Florida Farms, which grows non-GMO hydroponic lettuce, microgreens, sprouts, herbs, and other leafy greens in Boca Raton.
Our group of 24 Americans and Bangladeshis continued to explore the Sundarbans mangrove forest, rice farming in embanked low-lying islands, and heritage sites of Bangladesh.
The Columbia Climate School’s newest faculty member strives to improve food systems to deliver healthy, equitable, and environmentally sustainable diets.
Production of meat, dairy and rice are the leading sources of food-related emissions. Improved management practices and changes in diet could go a long way to addressing the issues.
‘Maprooms’ are freely accessible, online analytical and visualization tools to make climate data more usable. Developed at the International Research Institute for Climate and Society, they are now being tailored and scaled to support adaptation in African agriculture.
A new tool is helping national meteorological services and regional climate centers across Africa harness real-time weather data for decision-making in agriculture.
New state-of-the-art forecasting systems are enabling regional and national meteorological agencies to generate timely and decision-relevant climate information for their agricultural sectors.
Did the conference deliver on its billing as the first “food COP”?