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Human-Caused Climate Change Should Be A Wake-up Call to Us All. One Planet, One Environment, One Humanity
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A GAME CHANGER? Crowdsourced Website Documents World's Entire Food System

A GAME CHANGER? Crowdsourced Website Documents World's Entire Food System | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it

A new, crowd-sourced website plans to document every angle of the food system. Given its stated aim of documenting "the entire food system", and given that ANYONE can upload photos and tell the story of their food, it seems like there is an opportunity for activists to tell the stories of the industrial food system through this platform too.

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Looking into the future of agriculture in a changing climate

EUROPEAN REVIEW OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS - Looking into the future of agriculture raises three challenging questions: How can agriculture deal with an uncertain future? How do local vulnerabilities and global disparities respond to this uncertain future? How should we prioritise adaptation to overcome the resulting future risks? This paper analyses the broad question of how climate change science may provide some insights into these issues....

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Targeting pollution could save millions of lives

Targeting pollution could save millions of lives | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it

Limiting how much soot and methane reaches the atmosphere using existing technologies could save nearly five million lives every year, and vastly boost global crop yields, scientists report.

Controlling atmospheric levels of these pollutants could also slow global warming by around half a degree by 2050.

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Why does industrial agriculture keep getting a climate pass?

Why does industrial agriculture keep getting a climate pass? | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it

While the topic of climate change in USA often feels like the truth that dare not speak its name, there is no escaping what Grist’s own David Roberts refers to as its “brutal logic.” The planet will warm no matter how international climate negotiations — the latest round having just occurred in Durban, South Africa — play out.

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Are giant agriculture firms trying to monopolise and patent the world's food supply?

Are giant agriculture firms trying to monopolise and patent the world's food supply? | CLIMATE CHANGE WILL IMPACT US ALL | Scoop.it

Does 'biopiracy' endanger world food supplies? Seed monopolies could affect livelihoods of farmers, biodiversity. Patenting crop-breeding techniques has economic, ecological and ethical implications. Currently, five biotech corporations account for 77 percent of patents on living organisms.

http://stream.aljazeera.com/

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