The Global Food Security programme’s Champion, Professor Tim Benton, reflects on leaving the role after five years in the post.
For food security we need soil security
- Date: 17 October 2016
- Author(s): Chris Collins
Chris Collins from the Soil Research Centre reviews the actions and intentions of an ongoing research programme.
Energy and food production: powering the balancing act
- Date: 5 September 2016
- Author(s): Louise Karlberg
Blackouts and water shortages can severely harm a nation’s food security. Resource allocation tools can help policy makers improve energy access while minimising hunger, says the Stockholm Environment Institute’s Louise Karlberg.
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The food system is a vital part of the climate solution
- Date: 17 November 2022
- Author(s): Jack Blowers
The UN recently stated that it finds ‘no credible pathway to 1.5C in place’ with current global commitments to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions. In anticipation of the conclusion of COP27, here is a recap from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report, released in April 2022. This looks at possible solutions and mitigation strategies in response to the changing climate, including what role the food system can play in our fight against climate change.
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Covid-19 and the UK Food System: Learning Lessons and Building Back Better
- Date: 11 November 2022
New report, produced as part of the ‘Transforming UK Food Systems SPF Programme’ to explore the impact of Covid-19 across the UK food system, including food system resilience, lessons learnt and building back better.
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