UN food body elects first Chinese head as climate crisis worsens

Qu Dongyu of China was elected director-general of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) on 23 June. His term, as he succeeds Brazil’s José Graziano... Read more »

24 hours for more sustainable todays and tomorrows

A store selling nothing but snacks in Japan. The GLF event will focus on how changes in consumption patterns can make a difference, through choices in nutrition, fashion, transportation,... Read more »

Fast Arctic melt could cost $70 trillion

The rapid pace of the Arctic thaw may exact a very high price for the world’s economies. Polar change, notably the fast Arctic melt, could impose huge costs on... Read more »

Climate, conflicts set to plunge millions into food crisis

An old woman receives cash distribution from an NGO, which gives assistance to some of the poorest and most vulnerable families affected by the current hunger crisis in Yemen.... Read more »