Sustainable Food Systems and Stable Climates Are Intertwined. Let’s Treat Them that Way

Food systems are contributing to the climate crisis, but they can also be part of the solution.

Global Youth Urge Businesses and Policymakers to Center Healthy, Sustainable Diets

Youth from around the world and their allies released an open letter calling for governments and businesses to center sustainable and healthy diets in climate commitments and upcoming global fora.

USAID and USDA Call for Research on Global Insect Production

The USAID and USDA seek to understand the potential challenges, benefits, environmental impacts of insect production through a recently launched Request for Information.

Food and Agriculture Offer Solutions to the Climate Crisis

Please join Food Tank as we showcase the essential role food systems play in addressing the climate crisis at the U.N. Climate Change Conference (COP26). Register now to attend Food Tank and our partners’ programming virtually or in person by…

COP26 Event: Lifting Up Solutions for Healthy and Sustainable Diets at the UNFCC-COP26

This session will explore the importance of healthy sustainable diets for people and the planet, as speakers address the challenges communities face accessing fresh, healthy foods as well as potential solutions.

COP26 Event: Using Investment and True Cost Accounting as Levers for Food Systems Change

This session will explore investment and True Cost Accounting (TCA) as powerful tools that can effect food systems change. Panelists will discuss the importance of each tool and what it will take unlock their power.

COP26 Event: Financing the future – What’s next for philanthropy in the climate emergency?

This COP26 session explores the ways in which philanthropy can help translate commitments made at global, national and regional forums – like the UN Food Systems Summit and COP26 and others – from words into action.

COP26 Event: Grasslands and Savannahs – Climate Solutions Beyond Forests at the COP26

This special panel discussion at the COP26 will explore the importance of our global grassland and savannah systems, the services and benefits they provide, including as undervalued assets and overlooked solutions in our climate agenda.

COP26 Event: Panel Discussion on Healthy and Sustainable Diets

During this COP26 event, food systems experts will explore the inextricable link between healthy and sustainable diets and public health, local food systems, food workers, and biodiversity. Speakers include the WWF’s Brent Loken, Nourish Scotland’s Pete Ritchie, and Food Tank’s Dani Nierenberg.

COP26 Event: Videos for Change

This film screening will feature the finalists of the Food x Film Festival Videos for Change competition, featuring youth-created films. The winning mini documentaries will be screened alongside commentary by Food Tank President Danielle Nierenberg.