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.
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 .
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.
25 May, 2016 – Researchers say air pollution from the use of vital fertilisers means that fossil fuel emissions must be reduced if we are to feed the world’s growing population.
19 May, 2016 – Researchers say new technical and policy solutions, plus major investment, are needed for agriculture to help make the emissions reductions required to meet Paris targets.
16 May, 2016 – New study shows that the financial costs of developing countries adapting to the impacts of climate change may rise to as much as $500 billion by 2050.
27 April, 2016 – The rapidly growing human population can feed itself without worsening climate change by destroying the planet’s forests, researchers say.
12 April, 2016 − As obesity levels soar, cutting the vast amount of food we waste could have a major impact on reducing the effects of climate change, as well as helping to alleviate world hunger.
4 April, 2016 – Plants genetically modified to take advantage of hotter temperatures and increased carbon dioxide could cut fertiliser use and raise yields to alleviate global food shortages.
31 March, 2016 – New research illustrates that reactions of people, plants and animals to the changing climate are a key factor in unravelling the complexities of global warming.
14 March, 2016 – The drought in the eastern Mediterranean is easily the worst in half a millennium, and perhaps for nearly twice as long, scientists find.