For years, a meatless diet has been heralded as one of the best tools for combating the climate footprint of livestock. A new study suggests that, by modifying land-use practices, ranchers can reduce GHG emissions more effectively than consumers.
Many of the world’s most popular foods are vulnerable to the Earth’s changing climate. Coffee and cocoa, for example, are especially at risk due to their extreme sensitivity to shifts in rainfall and temperature patterns.
Despite the IPCC report’s resounding warnings, there is still little being done in the way of real global climate action. How can we change the climate conversation and inspire action?
For coffee farmers in the Santa Lucía Teotepec community of Oaxaca, Mexico, the impacts of climate change and deforestation are readily apparent.