A super El Niño weather system is causing extreme weather in many parts of the world, including drought and flooding. The poorest and most vulnerable people are being hit hardest, leaving millions facing water shortages, hunger and disease.
For the first time, the flagship Global Risk Report of the World Economic Forum has found that insufficient action on climate change is the greatest threat to societal stability the world faces.
As the COP21 talks end, we speak to three people from around the world to get their highlight of COP21, their views on the outcomes of the climate talks, and what they think the next steps for the climate movement are after Paris.
The New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition is now in its third year is a skewed development scheme. Co-financed by the European Union, it must be fundamentally revised or ended.
As the biggest food company in the country that is hosting the historic climate talks, as a global business that has been a big contributor to climate change through its emissions from operations and supply chains, and as a business that is directly impacted by the impacts of climate change, Danone had a unique responsibility to act now, and to act boldly. Unfortunately, its recently released policy fails to do just that.
As the leaders of the G20 - the world’s most powerful economies - gather in Turkey this weekend, they’ll have the upcoming Paris climate talks on their minds. It is time for the G20 to stand in solidarity with vulnerable nations, stop paying the polluters, shift the subsidies, and support a new commitment for scaled-up adaptation finance in the new Paris agreement.
As GROW Week came to a close, Dorah Ntunga from Oxfam in Uganda reflected on World Food Day as the pivotal moment for Africa’s Women.Food.Climate campaign.
With the UN Committee on World Food Security's adoption of the report of its 2015 plenary session, the CFS took important commitments that will be critical to ensure that it can deliver on its role and lead the global efforts to achieve zero hunger and a sustainable agriculture by 2030 and realize the right to adequate food.
As world leaders prepare for the Conference of the Parties (COP 21) in Paris in December to hammer out a climate deal, Female Food Heroes and others from across the continent are asking those representing Africa to take a bold stance.
In many parts of Pakistan, climate change has threatened the livelihoods of millions of people in recent years. Rural farming communities are the most vulnerable. Women from climate change hit areas have finally decided that they will no more remain silent and would come out and raise their voices for their rights.