A new study finds that ENSO has caused widespread, simultaneous crop failures in recent history, running counter to the long-held assumption that crop failures in geographically distant breadbasket regions are unrelated.
food Archives - State of the Planet
Even though some food is never eaten, the carbon emissions to grow it still end up in the atmosphere. Reducing waste is crucial to fighting climate change.
We look at research from the Earth Institute and beyond to answer questions about the impacts of beef, soy, and more.
A report integrates the environmental, health, and social impacts of agriculture into one framework to help us make informed decisions about food.
This proposed declaration includes a number of rights, and specifically mentions that water resources in mountain ecosystems should be protected against pollution from mining activities.
Why California almonds get such a bad rap.
Our children learn to eat from us. Eat better, fill your plates with dark leafy greens and your kid is bound to follow.
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.
Replacing some rice with less thirsty crops could help to sustainably feed a rapidly growing population.
Columbia’s Center for Climate Systems Research is building a network analysis program that can pinpoint trouble spots in the global food trade system.