Climate Change

WEAI: A Valid Tool in Measuring Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture

The WEIA Index aims at increasing understanding of the connections between women’s empowerment, food security and agricultural growth.

Food Tank Book of the Week: The Perfect Protein by Andy Sharpless

Andy Sharpless spoke with Food Tank to explain why the mantra “eat wild, eat local, eat small fish, and eat shellfish” can save the food system.

Palm Oil: Business Boon, Environmental Bust

Consumption of palm oil is on the rise, but industry expansion poses threats of environmental damage and unethical labor practices.

12 Musicians Promoting Food Movement Initiatives

These 12 artists have participated in the movement to change the food system, either by teaming up with organizations or influencing their fans to take action.

Food Tank Book of the Week: Sowing Seeds in the Desert by Masanobu Fukuoka

In Sowing Seeds in the Desert, Masanobu Fukuoka tackles much more than superficial solutions to global desertification.

FAO Promotes New Agroforestry Rules

The U. N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) says new rules and policies will need to be implemented around the world in order to fully realize agroforestr

Digging up the dirt on our food system: Wenonah Hauter discusses new book at book signing

Join Food & Water Watch’s Executive Director Wenonah Hauter as she challenges the American public to take a deeper look at the failing food system.

Pro-Natura’s Biochar “Super Vegetable Gardens”

Pro-Natura is launching a multi-faceted program to incorporate biochar into tropical agricultural farming methods.

15 Websites Saving the Environment by Changing the Food System

Each of these 15 websites explores the complex relationship between food and the environment.

Enlisting the Climate Ally Underfoot

Diana Donlon’s guest piece explains the need for carbon sequestration in an increasingly polluted environment.