New research suggests food wastage – much of which comes from people simply not eating what they buy – is a bigger problem than previously thought, which if cut in half would help remove around one-quarter of total greenhouse gas emissions from the global...
Sweden’s Klimato, a carbon management software company for the food industry, has raised €4.2 million to continue its international expansion, helping the global food industry decrease its CO2 emissions.
Ingredients supplier Kerry Group has unveiled an ambitious sustainability strategy including a commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 33% by 2030 and achieve net zero before 2050. It is also exploring those sectors such as immunity and food...
According to the United Nations (UN), climate change threatens our food supply ‘through increasing temperatures, changing precipitation patterns, and greater frequency of some extreme events’. And there’s no time to lose.
A ‘ground breaking’ new study proposes a global carbon budget for food production and concludes that some countries within the G20 will need to embrace dietary change for the food system to feed the world within planetary boundaries.
New analysis from the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) demonstrates a decrease in dairy emissions intensity. The study was commissioned by the Dairy Sustainability Framework (DSF).
Agricultural emissions have been flagged as a key issue ahead of the United Nations’ COP23 climate change talks, which will kick off in Bonn next week with the aim of developing a roadmap for implementing the Paris Agreement.
Climate policies that target the food sector could lead to increased prices and a drop in availability but the adoption of ‘climate-smart’ agricultural practices could negate the need for measures like “carbon taxes”, new research suggests.
Many multinational food and beverage brands are missing their biggest chance to address climate risks, according to the global non-profit group CDP, which says companies need to work closer with suppliers to improve agricultural emissions.
An increasing number of commercial organic operations could be contributing to higher levels of greenhouse gases coming from each acre of farm land, say researchers who warn that organic food production needs to take the right direction on emissions.
Focusing efforts to improve the food systems of a few specific regions, crops and actions could make it possible to both meet the basic needs of 3 billion more people and decrease agriculture's environmental footprint, say experts.
Nestlé has published a raft of sustainability and nutrition commitments it aims to meet by 2020 or earlier, including sourcing 100% certified sustainable palm oil, cutting greenhouse gas emissions and improving nutrition labelling.
Dietary recommendations to cut back on red and processed meat could help the UK government toward its target for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, as well as providing health benefits for individuals, claims a new study published in the British Medical...
Ongoing talks in the US over a potential tax on methane emissions from dairy cows and other livestock farming is unlikely to be rolled-out globally and would not be welcomed within European dairy, according to one industry expert.