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Rabobank called on to stop financing industrial meat and dairy production

New research has found that between 2015-21, Dutch multinational banking and financial services company Rabobank, provided billions of dollars in finance to 18 of the world’s most environmentally destructive industrial livestock companies despite having a commitment to the goals of the Paris Agreement, the Dutch Climate Agreement and Commitment to Sustainable Agriculture and Forests.

Untapped opportunities: climate financing for food systems transformation

A new report from the Global Alliance for the Future of Food finds that food production, processing, consumption and waste account for a third of all greenhouse gas emissions, but food systems receive just 3% of climate finance.

Soy: the path of ecocide

Italy eats the Gran Chaco Italy and Argentina have fraternal ties, linking their history and their people through multiple generations. But, unwittingly and unwillingly, Italian consumers are contributing to the destruction of the most biodiverse ecosystem of the country to which millions emigrated from the Peninsula. This is the Gran Chaco Americano forest. This happens […]


COP15: what does a good deal look like?

The COP15 biodiversity summit can help mainstream and scale up action happening on the ground into our economy, urging companies, banks and investors to treat the destruction of nature as a serious liability and integrate nature into their spending and lending.

Why COP27 can no longer ignore food and nature

COP27 is here. It comes after typhoons in the Philippines, heatwaves in Europe, drought in East Africa, and a global food price crisis. Millions are on the brink of famine and fires raged across continents. Farmers are crushed and our land exhausted.

The effectiveness of animal feed supplements in cutting methane emissions

Livestock burps contribute 25%–30% of global methane emissions. Some feed supplements to reduce emissions are already being sold as voluntary carbon credits, but scientific credibility, scalability and safety remain unclear.


Sri Lankan crisis shows why we need a just transition to organic farming

Sri Lanka’s political and economic crisis offers a stark example of what happens when debt-ridden governments enforce abrupt and unmanaged action in our food system to cut costs – without supporting a fair, inclusive transition to sustainable alternatives.

The global food crisis requires immediate and long-term change

The current global food system is destroying the natural world and exacerbating the climate crisis while allowing a handful of food companies to profiteer at the expense of farmers and consumers. The Ukraine war demonstrates how vulnerable the global food system is to shocks.

IPCC WGII: Climate change mitigation and adaptation

Humanity is slowly starting to take climate change mitigation and adaptation seriously. But, implementation has been too slow and uneven, the IPCC WGII’s contribution to the Sixth Assessment Report states.