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: Food x Film Festival Finalists Screening

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.

COP26 Event: Film Screening – The Ants and the Grasshopper

“The Ants the the Grasshopper” is a new documentary by author, filmmaker and academic Raj Patel showing how the fight for climate action will also be a battle for food sovereignty, racial justice, and gender equality around the world. The screening will be followed by a conversation between Danielle Nierenberg and Raj Patel.

COP26 Event: A New Approach to Meat

At this event, panelists will discuss what it takes to change the production of animal protein while maintaining farmer livelihoods and food security. Confirmed speakers include Aleph Farms CEO Didier Toubia, Sustainable Food Trust Director Patrick Holden, and Food Tank President Danielle Nierenberg. 

COP26 Events: Food and Agriculture Offers Solutions to the Climate Crisis

Food Tank will be engaged in a series of events at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26). Conversations will bring together food system visionaries, emerging leaders, and renowned experts in open dialogue to discuss ways toward food-based climate action. Please join us as we showcase how food offers a solution to the climate crisis.

7th Milan Urban Food Policy Pact Global Forum 2021

This year’s Milan Urban Food Policy Pact Global Forum will be on the topic of Growing Resilience: Sustainable Food to tackle the Climate Emergency. Food Tank’s president, Danielle Nierenberg, will serve as the event’s Master of Ceremonies. 

Recent Report Exposes the Hidden Costs of Food in the U.S.

According to a recent report by the Rockefeller Foundation, the true cost of food in the U.S. is 3 times what Americans are currently spending on food.

Climate Feis – Food Growing Discussion

The Skye Climate Feis is a climate and environmental education festival in Northwest Scotland offering in-person and online events ahead of the COP26. Food Tank’s president, Danielle Nierenberg, will contribute to the Festival’s online discussion on the benefits of growing your own food.