Archive: Food security
“The era of global boiling has arrived”, said UN chief António Guterres, and leaders must take drastic and immediate action to limit climate catastrophe.
A new climate justice documentary follows activists across Southern Africa fighting against the fossil fuel giants that threaten their communities.
Climate change is impacting agriculture, farmers’ livelihoods and the price of our food. Action is essential to safeguard food security.
Mitigating climate change and increasing domestic food production can help to address food insecurity and rising prices.
Soil erosion is a serious environmental problem in South Africa, affecting both land and water resources.
Food prices are affected by overall price inflation, but they are also an inflation driver in their own right.
The cascading effects of climate change impact our ability to produce food, leading to food insecurity and increased food prices.
Agriculture is both a victim and culprit of climate change. The sector is a major source of greenhouse gas emissions and is acutely vulnerable to the effects of climate change.
A drought refers to a period of time when an area experiences lower-than-average precipitation. South Africa faces an increasing risk from drought due to climate change.
The main greenhouse gas is carbon dioxide (CO2), produced by burning fossil fuels. South Africa is the biggest emitter of greenhouse gases on the African continent.
Biosphere reserves are dedicated areas of ecological protection that promote solutions for sustainable development and human well-being.