26 September, 2016 – With the impacts of climate change threatening food supply as population grows, China is buying land on other continents to grow more crops.
22 September, 2016 – Human destruction of wilderness areas has added to the pollution that puts millions of people on three continents at risk of water-borne diseases.
13 September, 2016 – As global warming cuts crop yields, trade liberalisation in agricultural commodities will be needed to avoid food shortages and economic hardships.
10 September, 2016 − Traditional growing of rice in flooded fields is bad for the staple crop’s future quality and produces vast amounts of methane greenhouse gas.
9 September, 2016 – Forest fires in the Amazon region are reaching record levels as Brazil’s government fails to tackle deforestation that fuels the country’s high rate of emissions.
8 September, 2016 – As drought becomes more frequent and prolonged with climate change, increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere may help plants to survive on less water.
7 September, 2016 – Scientists find evidence that selective logging of forests could be providing a diversity haven for some species of mammals.
4 September, 2016 – Hay fever and asthma are likely to become a much greater health issue in Europe as warming stimulates plants producing allergenic pollen.
3 September, 2016 – Palm oil production may have many benefits, but rapidly increasing plantation comes at a high cost to local and global environments.
18 August, 2016 – Reduced production of fruit and vegetables as climate change impacts on agriculture could substantially increase dietary and weight-related factors that contribute to so many deaths worldwide.
16 August, 2016 − Warning that humans may already have emitted enough carbon dioxide to undermine the 1.5°C temperature rise threshold agreed by 195 nations last December.