Climate Change

Food Tank Book of the Week: Growing Food in a Hotter, Drier Land by Gary Paul Nabhan

Food Tank’s Book of the Week shares sustainable solutions for farmers to prepare for the effects of climate change.

Changing Climate in West Africa’s Volta River Basin Threatens Food and Energy Security

A new study predicts that climate change will shrink water resources in West Africa, causing major setbacks for agricultural and energy production.

FAO Statistical Yearbook Offers Detailed Look at World’s Food and Agriculture

The 2013 edition of U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization Statistical Yearbook paints a detailed picture of the world’s food and agriculture today.

Revolutionary Innovations for Clean Water

The demand for clean water continues to fuel inventions for water purification.

Enset: The Drought-Resistant Miracle Plant

Enset, a staple crop for many Ethiopians, has been proven to conserve water resources and stand strong against the effects of climate change.

Natural Resources Defense Council Shares Four Ways to Eat Green

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) recommends four ways to “eat green” in order to help save the environment.

International Year of Family Farming: How Can Permaculture Help Family Farmers?

In the Permaculture Voices Shout webinar, speakers discussed methods and benefits of permaculture for smallholder and family farms.

Africa’s First Soil Atlas

Scientists have compiled the first soil atlas of Africa to help the general public, policymakers, land users, and scientists understand this key resource.

Food Hero: Molly Brown, NASA Research Scientist

Food Tank interviews NASA’s Molly Brown about her research, and what it can offer to experts working to combat climate change and food insecurity.

Ethiopia’s Pricey Relationship with the Climate

The climate of Ethiopia is rapidly changing, exposing the country to more frequent, extreme weather events that will cost a hefty price.