Agriculture & Climate

Agriculture plays a unique role in climate change - while it is a driver of emissions, it also has the potential to be a solution to global warming, by drawing down and storing carbon in the soil. There are a …

Green New Meal

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Grazing Cattle and Climate Change

How do cattle drive climate change? Cattle are a type of mammal called ruminants, which are able to break down plants rich in cellulose by fermenting and digesting them in a multi-part specialized stomach. This “enteric fermentation” process allows them …

Soil Carbon Storage

The world’s soils hold a significant amount of carbon – more than double the amount in the atmosphere. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s most recent report finds that storing, or “sequestering,” carbon will be essential in lowering atmospheric carbon …


Food, Agriculture and Climate Change

Crops and Climate Climate change threatens the global food supply as certain crops become more expensive and scarce, with implications ranging from more chronic hunger to changes in common cuisine. Many crops will see negative impacts from the extreme weather, …


Animal Agriculture’s Impact on Climate Change

Animal agriculture is the second largest contributor to human-made greenhouse gas emissions and a leading cause of deforestation, water and air pollution, and biodiversity loss.

Food Price

Food Price and Supply

Rising food prices are dependent on many factors, including population, income, and availability of supply. This last factor is particularly affected by climate change. Climate disruption is already affecting prices for food and crops through impacts including changes in growing seasons, increasing extreme weather, rising sea levels, pest movement, and warming oceans