Worldwide, grasslands absorb as much carbon as they emit, but climbing demand for meat and dairy and poor land management threaten this balance.
These values-based school meals can also benefit the environment and boost the local economy.
Ending factory farms is good for animal welfare, public health, worker safety, and the environment.
Are we looking at the livestock industry’s GHG emissions holistically—and can a framework help turn livestock into a solution for climate change?
Yet studies show that we cannot avert climate chaos if we don’t support a rapid transition away from large-scale, chemical-intensive food production toward healthier and regenerative agriculture.
A new IFPRI report examines climate change’s effect on nutrition and how a “climate-smart, nutrition-sensitive” food system, as well as mitigation and adaptation strategies, can reduce morbidity and mortality.