Food and beverage industry: no plans to totally discard plastic

In December 2019, Mondelēz trialled 100 per cent recyclable paper packaging in one of its products. The global food company said it is made of paper material that does... Read more »

Will blood be shed over water? A new early warning tool predicts water-related conflict a year in advance

Residents fight over water in Dhasaprakash, a neighbourhood in Chennai. Tensions rise when people start shouting as some try to push their way forward, or take more than the... Read more »

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 »

Local communities are not just climate victims

A woman from the small farming community in Nepal’s Rupandehi District. “Poor and vulnerable” is a common refrain in climate change stories. It’s a phrase used with good reason,... 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 »