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.
26 July, 2016 – New analysis shows that the science underpinning the global treaty aiming to stop average temperatures rising more than 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels urgently needs more research.
24 July, 2016 – Pledges by Ireland to cut its emissions of greenhouse gases look set to be undermined by government plans for a major expansion of the country’s agricultural sector.
17 July, 2016 − Research in England shows that solar farms reduce local temperature and provide shade, enabling crops in hot and desert climates to flourish .
15 July, 2016 – Scientists have found that some varieties of beans − a vital food crop grown on every continent except Antarctica − have developed ways of coping with the climate-related droughts that threaten them.
14 July, 2016 – Scientific advisers warn that, by 2100, temperatures in Britain could rise by twice as much as the internationally-agreed limit set at the Paris climate conference.
26 June, 2016 – The Chinese government has issued guidelines to help wean its citizens onto a more vegetarian diet − offering huge potential health gains and cuts in greenhouse gases.
22 June, 2016 – Scientists warn that plant breeders will need to accelerate development schedules if they are to ensure the ever-growing population can be fed as global temperatures rise.
11 June, 2016 − Increased frequency of climate-related droughts in the oak forest regions of Portugal and Spain threatens valuable foreign revenue from production of corks for the wine industry.
30 May, 2016 – Soldiers of the Eco Task Force are playing a key role in forest, soil and water conservation to help India meet emissions reduction targets set at the Paris climate summit.