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The restaurant chain is designating some menu items with the “Cool Food” badge, which designates choices with lower greenhouse gas emissions.
October 23, 2020 by Jim Giles
Countries already struggling with low crop yields such as India, Brazil, Indonesia, and Venezuela will be hurt most by a warming climate, researchers say.
October 21, 2020 by Hannah Seo
As the Amazon undergoes another wave of deforestation, a blueprint for halting the runaway exploitation can be found in Southeast Asia, where pressure campaigns on companies and improved government monitoring are finally slowing the devastation caused by the palm oil industry.
October 7, 2020 by Glenn Hurowitz
Globally, cattle, sheep and goats account for around half of all emissions from agricultural production.
September 18, 2020 by Jim Giles
U.S. agriculture has made progress in the last decade. But it will need to do much more to address the global challenges of rising food demand and climate change.
September 16, 2020 by Richard Waite
Maize, lentils and fish offer keys to sustainable farming.
September 10, 2020 by Caroline Davenport
Improving the health of the planet, the quality and quantity of our food and the prosperity of farms and agricultural businesses starts underground.
August 27, 2020 by Poornima Parameswaran
Digital sales are helping farmers make up for business from shuttered restaurants, but not everyone can afford this fresh product and meat, raising questions about long-term sustainability.
August 21, 2020 by Jim Giles
Journey Foods is using big data to make more sustainable recipes.
August 20, 2020 by Jesse Klein
Consumption continues to decline, generating real questions about the sustainability of the current system. But are we prepared for a just transition?
July 17, 2020 by Jim Giles
Algae is said to be up to five times more effective at absorbing carbon than trees,
July 8, 2020 by Josh Bonifield
It's by far the largest company to move toward this goal, and that could prompt other big brands to move in the same direction.
June 26, 2020 by Jim Giles
Milk consumption has suffered during the COVID-19 pandemic, which has severely disrupted supply chains that move food from farm to fork.
June 10, 2020 by Andrew Carlson
When solar was first starting, many engineers didn’t think about birds, bees and butterflies and why they are important. Now, businesses, cities and farmers are trying to do better.
June 10, 2020 by Jesse Klein
Feeding the world is an absolute imperative.
June 6, 2020 by Debbie Shakespeare
Many growing and harvesting practices already help the surrounding land and could be considered sustainable, under normal conditions. Here's how the cooperative built on that.
June 4, 2020 by Jesse Klein
Current financial models drive a year-to-year perspective but biodynamics and sound agronomic practices should at a minimum be in five-year cycles.
May 29, 2020 by Lucien Harlow-Dion
Regenerative agriculture is good for soil health. But are there limits to its climate mitigation potential?
Government should consider other climate mitigation solutions in the food and agriculture sector, such as protecting and restoring natural ecosystems and sustainably increasing fish supply.
May 28, 2020 by Janet Ranganathan
Resource Renewal Institute's Fish in the Fields program provides a blueprint for building diversity and resiliency into conventional agricultural systems in California and beyond.
May 26, 2020 by Chance Cutrano
The hyperlocal system in Chestnut Hill, Tennessee, is still a relatively rare but impactful investment.
May 20, 2020 by Jesse Klein
The food and commodities giant disclosed its new goals in late March. Here are some options it's studying to push forward.
May 13, 2020 by Heather Clancy
Turning food waste into new products is one small solution to fight food waste and there’s room for the market to grow.
May 7, 2020 by Dan Kurzrock
As many people in the U.S. shelter-in-place in their homes, farmworkers are at risk of becoming severely ill from the coronavirus as they continue to support the country's food supply chain.
April 23, 2020 by Evelyn Nieves
Revitalization of a traditional agricultural practice known as farmer managed natural regeneration is bringing new life to millions of acres of degraded land while boosting food, fuel, habitat and carbon storage.
April 9, 2020 by Dancan Gromko
In Pennsylvania, an innovative program is showing farmers how to plant cash crops in buffer zones to help stabilize stream banks and clean up waterways.
April 2, 2020 by Janet Marinelli