There is a lot of work to do. There’s also time to take a moment and be grateful for the inspiring folks who came together at COP27 to spark important discussions about the role of agriculture and food in the climate crisis.
Coming out of COP27, food systems advocates are celebrating their wins, evaluating the shortcomings of the Conference, and preparing for what’s next.
Alternative proteins can be produced at scale and have the potential to reduce demand for conventional meat. But are they the answer to preserving biodiversity?
With their plan, the FAO hopes to help limit the rise in global temperatures to 1.5 °C.
“Consumption needs to be part of agricultural conversations,” says Eirini Pitsilidi of Compassion in World Farming.
The world needs $400 billion per year to support natural climate solutions. Currently, there is just $0.7 billion available.