It is not a matter of if, but when the seas rise and submerge many coastal cities. Jeff Goodell, author of The Water Will Come, tells Eco-Business how well prepared cities are for rising seas, how to argue with climate deniers, and what sort of review he thinks Donald Trump would give his book.
Known as the "father of environmental justice," American professor of urban planning and environmental policy Robert Bullard explains why talking about environmental injustice and climate change as two different challenges is a problem.
Frank M. Mitloehner –
Animal agriculture is a significant contributor to greenhouse gas emissions, but there is a huge misconception around the scale of the problem, writes University of California's Frank Mitloehner.
Yossi Sheffi –
Stopping economic growth in a bid to avoid the global warming crisis would be immoral. The only other way would require us to deploy our greatest natural resource, writes Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Yossi Sheffi.
The story of our food is much more than a combination of nutritional values, costs, and tastes; it is also a tale of globalization, poverty, and exploitation. If we consider how little has been done to protect the world’s agricultural workforce, what we eat should make us feel sick.
As food waste increases by 33 per cent in the next 10 years, current efforts should include tapping into recent technologies including the use of biotech tools, University of Illinois' Esther Ngumbi writes.