At a time when flooding is overtaking many parts of the world, millions of people in Africa are going hungry when croplands, livestock and infrastructure are inundated. But the results are complicated.
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Harry Verhoeven, senior research scholar with Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy, answers questions about the implications for the world’s least developed countries.
In the last year, project members trained more than 1,600 professionals and graduate students on integrating climate knowledge into food planning and policy, to help combat hunger.
In a world where many countries depend on agricultural imports, warming climate increases the odds that multiple important crops could fail.
A new Earth Institute primer lays out the basics of achieving sustainable agriculture on a global scale.
Best-selling author and climate activist Bill McKibben recently joined Columbia Mailman professor Lew Ziska for a conversation about the threat of climate change on global food security.
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.
A 2009-2018 analysis of 14 countries teases out the factors behind reversals in food security. Conflict, not drought, is behind much of it.
New recommendations outline a path to maximize impact of investments in digital climate services for small-scale farmers.
At the African Fairtrade Convention, the International Research Institute for Climate and Society and Fairtrade will raise a red flag in a panel conversation on the intersection of human rights, climate change and coffee.