Research in China shows that the changing monsoon pattern in East Asia and heavier rainfall is having a detrimental effect on the yield and quality of tea.
Changing climate and weather are creating severe problems for some of the world’s largest producers of rice and other major agricultural crops.
Extreme heat events and droughts may already be taking their toll on global agriculture, cutting cereal yields by up to 10% on average, according to new research.
Food wasted by consumers is an enormous economic, environmental and societal problem, and nations should ensure excess food is given to the hungry instead of being thrown away, G20 agriculture ministers have said. At a two-day meeting in Istanbul, the ministers focused on problems of food security and nutrition, also taking the impact of climate change into account. In their final communique, ministers said a reduction in the amount of food wasted would improve food security. The ministers said: We note […]
As temperatures climb, the Tanzanian coffee industry is being hit hard due to low production.
The group of 20 states most vulnerable to climate change highlights risks posed by climate change as well as the recent uptake of low-carbon technology
President Baldwin Lonsdale has placed some of the blame for the Cyclone Pam on global warming.
Reducing food waste could reduce carbon emissions and save up to $300 billion a year by 2030, according to a new report.
The UK’s food and drink industry has slashed it emissions by more than a third since 1990, meeting its 2020 target seven years early.