In a world where many countries depend on agricultural imports, warming climate increases the odds that multiple important crops could fail.
Climate and Agriculture Archives - State of the Planet
Lisa Goddard, longtime director of the International Research Institute for Climate and Society, has died.
Until now, most index insurance did not have the capacity to tap the wisdom of crowds of farmers themselves.
At UN Food Systems Summit, Did Business Show It Is Serious About Addressing the Crises Facing Global Food Systems?
While pledges were made, they did not meet the moment.
Climate & Water in a Changing Africa: Uncertainty, Adaptation & the Social Construction of Fragile Environments
A special issue for the journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences examines water (in)security in Africa in an age of global climate change.
The Food Climate Partnership is hosting an event on Tuesday, September 21 during New York City’s Climate Week 2021: Raising Ambitions for Food Systems and Climate Change by Uniting Science and Policy.
Diro is an expert on index-based insurance, a proven way to help farmers cover some of the financial losses caused by drought and other weather extremes that damage their crops.
Much of the modern understanding of climate change is underpinned by pioneering studies done at Columbia University’s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. Here’s a timeline of significant studies.
Researchers drilling into the many moving parts of food systems say that greenhouse-gas emissions have been systematically underestimated.
A new study employs natural climate archives such as tree rings to better understand volcanoes’ impacts on global rainfall patterns.