Italy: Debates arise after new environment minister’s remarks to reduce meat consumption
18 Mar 2021
In one of his first public speeches, the Italian newly appointed environment minister, Roberto Cingolani, claimed that “the amount of animal protein consumed should be decrea...
UK health professions call for climate tax on food with high environmental impacts
05 Nov 2020
The UK Health Alliance on Climate Change (UKHACC) has recently published a report calling the government to impose a food carbon tax on all food producers by 2025 if they do not ta...
IPCC latest report calling for global Food Waste reduction in agriculture
27 Aug 2019
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) of the United Nations issued a report in August 2019 highlighting the need for a drastic reduction of Food Waste to reduce glob...
Avoiding meat and dairy is ‘single biggest way’ to reduce your impact on Earth
20 Jun 2018
Avoiding meat and dairy products is the single biggest way to reduce your environmental impact on the planet, according to the scientists behind the most comprehensive analysis to ...
High risk of food shortages without pesticides, says chemical giant
18 Jun 2018
Head of Syngenta, world’s biggest pesticide maker, says rejecting farming tech could have serious consequences within 20 years. Read the full article on The Guardian here....
Greenpeace: Cut out meat to meet Paris Agreement goals
05 Mar 2018
According to a new Greenpeace report, the world needs to cut the production and consumption of meat in half by 2050 in order to meet the climate goals of the Paris Agreement. The ...
The Future of Food and Farming – for a flexible, fair and sustainable Common Agricultural Policy
30 Nov 2017
Read the full press release from the European Commission on the Future of Food and Farming here....
Study: Reducing meat and dairy consumption required to meet climate goals
23 Feb 2016
Europeans need to eat less beef and consume less dairy products in order to reach the EU’s climate goals, according to a new study by Swedish researchers. Deep cuts in greenhouse...