'Game On' to Kick Ambitious Goals for Agriculture, Energy, Water & Climate Change
Despite threats posed by global warming and other environmental challenges, an esteemed international expert on food security sees grounds for hope in the efforts to meet elusive goals around agriculture, energy, water and climate change.
Food security in focus in the IPCC Special Report on Climate Change and Land
Land is under threat from rising global temperatures and unprecedented rates of land and freshwater exploitation the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warns.
Professor Gideon Henderson appointed Defra Chief Scientific Adviser
Professor Gideon Henderson has been appointed by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) to be the department’s new Chief Scientific Adviser.
Eight ways to halt a global food crisis
There are serious challenges to global food supply everywhere we look.
Achieving Paris Agreement goals: How the private sector is engaging
The first day of the Global NDC (Nationally Determined Contribution) Conference ended in Berlin with a powerful thunderstorm cooling an unseasonally hot day (33°C). It’s far worse in Delhi where it hit a record-breaking 48°C on 12th June. At the conference the message is clear that action on climate change has to happen now and not in the future.
I Am a Carbon Abolitionist
The future of our species and planet depends on creating a mass social movement motivated by moral arguments, not statistics.
Meet your ‘Meat Persona’ at Oxford's Westgate centre
Livestock, Environment and People (LEAP) researchers will be at Oxford’s Westgate Shopping Centre from Monday 24th to Sunday 30th June and they want you to 'Meat Your Persona'.
Funding applications open for technological solutions to major global challenges
The Oxford Martin School has opened its latest round of research funding, inviting expressions of interest for research into technologies that create solutions for the major challenges of the 21st century.
UK net zero emissions commitment: ‘Humanity can’t afford not to adopt such targets’ say researchers
Climate experts and economists at the Oxford Martin School have welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement today that the UK will eradicate its net contribution to climate change by 2050.
New Zealand’s farmers have a chance to be climate leaders
New Zealand’s new 2050 climate targets are good news, as the country’s contribution to global warming could be halted before 2050 if the stated cuts start immediately.