Climate change is wreaking havoc on agriculture and food security both in the US and abroad. In collaboration with the Farm Journal Foundation, the Council provides recommendations that are targeted both domestically and internationally.
A Democratic victory provides greater opportunity for transatlantic collaboration, but underlying structures for cooperation among societal stakeholders in the United States need to be reinvigorated.
A survey of the US public shows an overall majority of Americans (54%) consider climate change a critical threat.
It is in the hands of mayors, working with their residents and local leaders, to drive concrete solutions to climate change.
The 2015 Chicago Council Survey finds roughly four in 10 Americans believe climate change is a serious problem.
New Chicago Council Survey results show that most Americans aren’t extremely concerned about climate change, but many believe the government isn’t doing enough to combat the issue.
This report urges the US government to take action to curb the risks climate change poses to global food security.
2012 Chicago Council Survey data shows an increase in Americans believing temperature swings are linked to global warming.