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Climate Change Is Threatening Food Security

“FAO Strategy on Climate Change. Rome, July 2017. Food security. Climate change stands to undermine the four dimensions of food security.” ============================================================== How does the FAO define food security, and […]

Why Is Climate Change A Top-Line Corporate Priority?

“FAO Strategy on Climate Change. Rome, July 2017. FAO considers climate change a top-line corporate priority.” =============================================================== What does the FAO suggest by stating that climate change is a top-line […]

What Is Sustainable Agriculture?

“FAO Strategy on Climate Change. Rome, July 2017. As the impacts of climate change increase and become more intense, a global transformation to sustainable agriculture must begin immediately.” ================================================================= According […]

Is Agriculture Responsible For Climate Change?

“FAO Strategy on Climate Change. Rome, July 2017. Agriculture and food systems are partly responsible for increased temperatures but are also a fundamental part of the solution to mitigate greenhouse […]

How Can Global Temperatures Be Stabilized?

“FAO Strategy on Climate Change. Rome, July 2017. We have a window of opportunity to stabilize global temperatures to safe levels but we must act now.” ================================================================== The Food and […]

No Food Without Tackling Climate Change, Reports FAO

“FAO Strategy on Climate Change. Rome, July 2017. There will be no food without tackling climate change.” =================================================================== Sounds pretty nasty, right? Read FAO´s updated strategy here: FAO Strategy on […]

Why Climate Change Causes Droughts & Floods

“FAO. Climate change has both direct and indirect effects on agricultural productivity including changing rainfall patterns, drought, flooding and the geographical redistribution of pests and diseases.” ================================================================ Not a single […]

Why Take Climate Change Seriously?

“FAO. Climate Change threatens our ability to achieve global food security, eradicate poverty and achieve sustainable development.” ============================================================== Anthropogenic climate change is altering our environment heavily through a number of […]

What Are Climate Change “Hot Spots”?

“UNHCR, The Environment & Climate Change. The majority of the 59.5M people of concern to UNHCR are situated in climate change hot spots around the world, facing the risk of […]

Climate Mitigation Necessary To Prevent Displacements

“UNHCR, The Environment & Climate Change. Unless strong climate mitigation and adaptation measures are implemented worldwide, along with disaster-preparedness and disaster risk reduction measures, the likelihood of displacements will continue […]

Climate Change Increases The Risk Of Violent Conflicts

“UNHCR, The Environment & Climate Change. Some of the factors that increase the risk of violent conflict within states are sensitive to climate change.” ==================================================================== United Nations High Commissioner for […]

Climate Change Expected to Reduce Crop Yields

“WHO. Increasing temperatures and more variable rainfalls on our Planet are expected to reduce crop yields in many tropical developing regions, where food security already is a problem.” ================================================================ Note […]

What Is An ERU (Emission Reduction Unit)?

“European Commission. Climate Change Key Terms. Emission reduction unit (ERU) = Unit generated from a Joint Implementation activity, certifying an emission reduction of one tonne of carbon dioxide (CO2) equivalent.” […]

How Can We As Consumers Prevent Climate Change?

“EU communication campaign on climate change. What you can do: Smarter choices in general as a consumer, recycling, choosing goods with less packaging, consuming locally produced food (according to seasonal […]

Why Minimizing Food Waste Matters

I picked more than 30 liters of mushrooms during last weekend, on Sunday alone 20 liters. Cantharellus cibarius, Craterellus cornucopioides & Cantharellus tubaeformis. They all belong to the same mushroom family, […]

Tips For Taking Climate Action

“Scientific American. David Biello. November 26, 2007. What to do about climate change? Forego fossil fuels, Infrastructure Upgrade, Move Closer to Work, Consume Less, Be Efficient, Eat Smart/Go Vegetarian?, Stop […]

What Is Geoengineering?

“Oxford Geoengineering Programme. What is Geoengineering? Geoengineering is the deliberate large-scale intervention in the Earth´s natural systems to counteract climate change.” ================================================================ GeoEngineering Watch : “Geoengineering is the artificial modification […]

Why Is Deforestation So Detrimental?

“National Geographic. Deforestation: Forests cover about 30% of the Planet, but deforestation is clearing Earth´s forests on a massive scale. At the current rate, the world´s rain forests could completely […]