The academy will train a new generation of experts who can use climate services effectively to manage the risks and opportunities around food security in Bangladesh.
ACToday Archives - State of the Planet
A Q&A with Melody Braun, who brings advanced climate services to areas in crisis.
Diego Pons discusses his recent work on exploring the relationships between several climatic variables and coffee productivity in a region of Guatemala.
Scientists at the International Research Institute for Climate and Society are studying how much climate plays a role in the global food supply, identifying food system vulnerabilities in specific areas, using new kinds of climate information in agricultural modeling, and more.
John Furlow is the Deputy Director for Humanitarian Assistance and International Development of the International Research Institute for Climate and Society. He is an author of the new U.S. National Climate Assessment’s chapter on the impact climate will have on U.S. international interests. We spoke with Furlow about climate threats to trade, supply chains, national security, and other areas.
Insurance helps to increase the food system’s resiliency to climate shocks, and encourages farmers to make more productive and sustainable decisions.
A panel discussion and book launch event outline how better communication can help to bridge the research divide between climate and health.
As the world population continues to grow, global demand for food could increase dramatically by 2050. Yet the impacts of climate change threaten to decrease the quantity and quality of our food supplies.
Rainfall predictions out to three weeks suggest the nation may get some relief from downpours that are hindering response and rebuilding.