Future-proofing bananas: Helping bananas survive the climate change threat

Sally Musungu, Research Postgraduate on the Science and Solutions for a Changing Planet Doctoral Training Partnership, is studying the impact…

The climate-friendly kitchen: Top tips for sustainable, budget-friendly food

Following last year’s success, the Grantham’s Climate Friendly Pop-Up Kitchen will be returning to the Great Exhibition Road Festival on…

Now is the time to harmonise food and climate policies for Africa to end hunger and strengthen food system resilience

Meera Shah, Research Associate at Imperial College London’s Centre for Environmental Policy and a member of the Malabo Montpellier Panel says transforming Africa’s food systems in line with climate action is an opportunity to accelerate progress towards achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. 

Spreading like wildfire; the double-threat of changing landscapes and climate

Wildfire is the single greatest terrestrial disturbance agent on Earth. Satellite data suggest that in an average year, wildfires burn a total area of around 3.5 million km2, an area around 15 times larger than the UK. While some of these fires are purposefully controlled or are manageable, and can have benefits for ecosystems and livelihoods, other fires burn uncontrollably, with sometimes devastating consequences for safety, livelihoods, wildlife and climate.