Irrigated agricultural plains in regions of High Mountain Asia are driving increased snowfall accumulation, protecting glaciers from temperature rises.
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Despite certification initiatives having the objective of sustainability, sugar plantations from Cameroon to Cambodia continue to ignite controversy and conflict.
In order to sustainably feed a growing population, Africa must shift to an agricultural system that recognizes the value of both people and nature.
In August of 2019, Colombia’s national meteorological service, IDEAM, launched a state-of-the-art climate forecasting system called NextGen.
ACToday aims to combat hunger and improve food security by increasing climate knowledge in Ethiopia, Senegal, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Colombia, and Guatemala.
Ultimately, sustainable food production is a tradeoff between optimizing yield and minimizing environmental degradation.
Using old tree rings and archival documents, historians and climate scientists have detailed an extreme cold period in Scotland in the 1690s that caused immense suffering. It may have lessons for Brexit-era politics.
Scientists have identified systematic meanders in the northern jet stream that cause simultaneous crop-damaging heat waves in widely separated regions—a previously unknown threat to global food production that could worsen with warming.
The Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment’s annual training session will be held in June 2020.