climate crisis

Food production must change for nearly 1 billion threatened by climate – WRI

Nearly 1 billion people live in countries where food production is threatened by climate change, says the World Resources Institute in a report that advocates "transformative adaptation" or large-scale change. "Risks are especially high in sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and small island developing nations and for vulnerable groups such as women, youth, indigenous peoples and people living in poverty, among others," said the report, "Food Systems at Risk," released on Wednesday.

A new coalition says farmers and ranchers want the Green New Deal

A coalition that unites farmers and ranchers behind the Green New Deal hopes to set a new tone for how the agriculture sector relates to policy solutions to address the climate crisis and ensure farmers have a voice in the debate.(No paywall)