Insurance helps to increase the food system’s resiliency to climate shocks, and encourages farmers to make more productive and sustainable decisions.
Agriculture Archives - State of the Planet
The Global Famine was one of the worst humanitarian disasters in history, killing as many people as World War II. A new analysis suggests it could happen again, only worse because of climate change.
The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment’s annual training session will be held at Columbia University in New York City in June 2019. Applications are now open, and will be assessed on a rolling basis.
Why California almonds get such a bad rap.
An eighth-generation farmer and student explains how science seeks to quantify and understand the changes that farmers understand intuitively.
A man from Mali explains why he spent his summer working with Columbia’s Center for International Earth Science Information Network.
A new law promises to remove the shroud of secrecy that has hovered over contracts and concessions the government has signed with natural resource investors.
Our children learn to eat from us. Eat better, fill your plates with dark leafy greens and your kid is bound to follow.
What the West sees as the Chinese government’s top-down decision making around ecological migration is actually a more complex process.
And why should we care what causes a drought?