Agriculture

Poisoned, marginalized, bankrupt and dead

It is becoming increasingly apparent that food and agriculture across the world is in crisis. Food is becoming denutrified, unhealthy and poisoned with chemicals and diets are becoming less diverse. There is a loss of plant and insect diversity...

Food, hunger, health and climate change

According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, the effects of climate change on food security could be some of the most serious in the near-to-medium term, especially if global mean temperature increases by 3–4°C or more.1, 2 In The...

A real system change has to come from below

Closing speech by Paula Gioia, the European Youth International Coordination Committee (ICC) member of La Via Campesina, at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) colloquium on Global governance/politics, climate justice &...

Will the Paris talks be a COP of the crops?

Tackling carbon emissions from agriculture from farming isn’t even on the table at the UN climate talks in December. It ought to be, and it’s big agribusiness that’s at the heart of the problem. In 2006 a report from the UN’s Food...

An alternative long shot

This article is an attempt to chart what might happen in terms of climate change, both in terms of science, and particularly the potential politics, if we see a serious financial collapse followed by further contraction due to peaking energy and...

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