December 2023

Food and Climate in Focus at COP28

Monday, December 18, 2023

Agriculture is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions—and a major victim of a changing climate, as rising temperatures and natural disasters threaten farmers’ ability to make a living and feed a growing population. With so much at stake, it’s no wonder that agriculture and food systems are becoming an increasing area of focus in […]

COP28 Puts Loss and Damage Fund into Operation

Monday, December 18, 2023

After years of wrangling over the need for a fund to support vulnerable countries in response to the “loss and damage” they suffer from climate change, COP28 agreed to set the fund in motion. The decision was greeted by a standing ovation—and widespread recognition that this marked only a small step forward.   The decision […]