Archive for November 2020
New wheat cultivars could feed more people more sustainably
Wheat and barley are staple food crops whose production needs to increase dramatically to meet future food demands.
Carpathian Convention: A call to protect European forests
"The impacts will only intensify, damaging not just ecosystems, but societies and economies," warns UNEP's Inger Andersen. "Member states must get ahead of the game before it gets worse,"
Air quality regulation has ‘saved 1.5 billion birds’ in the US
Reducing pollution can have positive impacts in unexpected places.
Many species are finding it hard to adapt to a warming climate
The activities of countless species are timed to their environment, including usual temperatures throughout the year.
Climate change is causing hurricanes to be more destructive over land
Warming weather is causing hurricanes that end up making landfall to take more time to weaken.
Decarbonizing the global food system is a big step towards mitigating climate change
Agriculture alone accounts for a third of global emissions, and its impacts could increase further still.