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The United Nations Food Systems Summit: All You Need to Know

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Global Food for Thought by Coauthors

Ahead of the United Nations Food Systems Summit (UNFSS) in September and the pre-summit on July 26th, check out a breakdown of everything you need to know.

Food and Agriculture

We Need to Take Action Now to Protect the Amazon Basin

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The Council's Robert Muggah offers TEDxSaoPaulo five priorities to disrupt the crime and corruption that threatens not just Latin America, but the world.

Robert Muggah
TEDxSaoPaulo
Climate and the Environment

Congressional Aggies' Answer to the Climate Crisis

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Global Food for Thought by Gloria Dabek

Increasing climate crisis events necessitate bolder government response. The Growing Climate Solutions Act is one Congressional answer that advocates say benefits both farmers and the planet.

Food and Agriculture

Despite Rejoining the Paris Agreement, Polling Shows US Experts Divide on Climate Issues

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Running Numbers by Dominique Smith

Although the Biden administration has taken steps to address climate change, US policymakers and elites are split on the issue's threat level.

An industrial complex
Patrick Hendry
Public Opinion

As the World Celebrates Earth Day, Americans are Divided on the Threat of Climate Change

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Running Numbers by Luke Witzig

Council surveys find an American public split on the threat of climate change but open to cooperative efforts to limit its effects.

Amid a crowd of people, someone holds a sign that says "There is no Planet B"
Li-An Lim
Public Opinion

What the New Executive Orders on Climate Mean for Global Food Security

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Global Food for Thought by Coauthors

Gloria Dabek and Alyssa Kreps examine how integrating a climate lens into foreign policy and national security will have ripple effects on both domestic and global food security.

President Biden signs climate executive order
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Food and Agriculture

In West Africa, Climate Change Equals Conflict

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Foreign Policy
Robert Muggah

Robert Muggah discusses the conflicts of climate change in West Africa.

Climate and the Environment

The Epistemics of Policymaking

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OpenEdition
Kris Hartley

From technocracy to critical pragmatism in the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Photo of a man speaking into a microphone during the SG Press Conference
United Nations
Climate and the Environment

Why Asia Needs to Move Beyond Plastic Bag Bans

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The Diplomat
Kris Hartley

Seriously addressing the region’s plastic apocalypse will require moving beyond blunt moves such as plastic bag bans.

Plastic Bag Waste
Ben Kerckx
Climate and the Environment

The Generational Divide Over Climate Change

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Running Numbers by Ruby Scanlon

Many have come to term the generational divide around climate change beliefs the "global warming age gap"—and many more are deeply concerned about its implications for climate change policy.

Climate change environmental activist Greta Thunberg marches at a climate change rally in Rapid City, South Dakota
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Climate and the Environment