Rising temperatures will lead to massive crop losses in the US, which will increase prices and cause problems for developing countries, says international study
NEWS: South America’s clean energy poster child is skewering its fossil fuel use, but reducing emissions from its meat industry is tough
COMMENT: Agriculture is linked to 20% of greenhouse gas emissions, but it’s not receiving attention from governments
NEWS: Scientists say public must stop eating so much meat and dairy produce, citing rising levels of carbon pollution from industry
Forthcoming UN science study could reveal median crop yields may fall by up to 2% per decade for the rest of century
Report suggests changing rainfall patterns will make previously desolate areas fertile, but could also decimate country’s maize-friendly regions
By drying out the dung, the beetles increase the availability of oxygen and reduce the amount of methane in the pats
Different models offer conflicting predictions on future crop yields, confusing scientists and the public alike
A study predicts wild and domestic cattle will drastically reduce in weight as the climate warms − compromising food security and slashing farmer’s profits
Garden lawns are more prolific carbon emitters than some farm crops, and keeping yourself warm uses much more energy than running an air conditioner
New method of growing rice has achieved significantly larger harvests while reducing the need for fertilisers and curbing emissions of greenhouse gases
US farms could be devastated by climate change, says a study by the country’s Department of Agriculture
New report by Institute of Mechanical Engineers details how huge levels of vital commodities are squandered by humans
Hurricane Sandy costliest single event but non-economic losses from agriculture could be felt long into 2013
Cutting the use of nitrogen as a fertiliser by half in China could significantly decrease greenhouse gas emissions without affecting crop productivity, according to new research.
Ahead of the UN climate summit in Doha, two new studies highlight the impacts of climate change and the world’s food system on one another and their potential to impact our relationship with food.