With the food system accounting for up to a third of global greenhouse gas emissions, anything that reduces its impact will make a big difference to the climate. It is a system riddled with inefficiencies and waste. Humans don’t simply eat food straight out of the ground, of course. It’s harvested, stored, processed – or … Read moreCan eating less meat really tackle climate change?
By Mike Berners-Lee, Lancaster University. Some great news at last, as China and the US announce a secretly negotiated deal to reduce their carbon emissions. After years of seeming to get nowhere at all it looks like we have the beginnings of meaningful commitments. If the rest of the world can fall in line with … Read moreUS-China deal shows all that effort to tackle climate change might actually be worth it