In its flagship report ‘World in Transition – A Social Contract for Sustainability’, the German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU) spells out the urgent need for, and the benefits of, a transformation towards sustainability. With reference to the example of climate change, the
The German Advisory Council on Global Change published this factsheet in 2011 on global environmental megatrends, with a focus on carbon, ecosystems, land, water, and democracy.
38% of all farmers surveyed in England in 2010 as part of the Farming Futures project said they were already affected by climate change and nearly 60% expect to be affected in the next ten years. Farming Futures can help
About 75% of food biodiversity was lost in the 20th century. We continue to lose biodiversity at the rate of 2% every year. Today, 80% of the world’s dietary energy is supplied by just12 industrial crops. 2010 was the International Year of