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 […]

IPBES releases two new reports: sustainable use of wild species and value of nature

IPBES, the international biodiversity research and policy body, released two reports in early July 2022.

How focusing on agriculture can ensure the EU meets its methane-reduction goals

The EU needs to reduce livestock numbers to deliver on its pledge to cut methane emissions by 30% by 2030, according to a new study.

IPCC Sixth Assessment Report: Climate damages to accelerate without faster emission cuts

Human-caused climate change is destroying natural and human systems worldwide, the second instalment of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) Sixth Assessment Report states.

IPCC and IPBES warn against treating biodiversity loss and climate change as separate issues

The IPCC and IPBES report warns that biodiversity and climate change are interconnected issues that cannot be resolved independently of one other.

A long food movement: Transforming food systems to benefit society and the environment

The International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food) is an independent panel of experts with a mission to promote the transition to sustainable food systems.

IPBES news report about pandemics finds current approaches are deeply flawed

The IPBES news report about pandemic prevention from October 2020 shows that current approaches respond to diseases after their emergence.

First report exposes banks as the financiers of the biodiversity crisis

The banking sector plays a decisive and clandestine role in the global biodiversity crisis.