Omar Razzaz –
Global efforts involving awareness-raising, nudging, and shaming are necessary but not sufficient to prevent a climate crisis. Addressing the problem more effectively requires international governance arrangements that amount to a new social contract on global public goods.
Sofia Monsalve –
Transnational agribusiness firms are contributing to a growing global hunger crisis, causing widespread environmental damage, and threatening people’s health. By also capturing the United Nations Food Systems Summit, they have restricted the meeting's agenda to solutions that will further inflate corporate profits.
Andrew Deutz –
Although the biodiversity crisis is intimately linked to the climate one, the financing to address it is woefully inadequate. With a new global biodiversity plan now in the works, the world has an opportunity – and a duty – to start making up for lost time.
To help tackle the issues that are driving food and nutrition insecurity, and make the global food system more stable and resilient, governments should consider establishing a new, multilateral, UN-led Food Systems Stability Board (FSSB).
Singapore is the first country in the world to approve cell-based meat, but that’s just one of the five reasons why the city-state is well-positioned to provide an enabling environment for food tech innovators to thrive.
Humanity’s consumption of fresh water has long exceeded the rate of replenishment. Now, researchers are warning that this essential natural resource is running out. If we are to reverse this trend, investing in natural solutions is our best hope.