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Reimagining Food Systems to Meet the Climate Challenge

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Reimagining Food Systems to Meet the Climate Challenge

The food we cultivate and consume has a huge effect on climate change, with agricultural production contributing 20 to 30% of global greenhouse gas emissions. If we are to achieve the international goal of net zero emissions by 2050, we must implement radical but attainable solutions, fast. How can we significantly reduce emissions across key sectors within the food system, while maintaining nutritional balance and food security. How can communities be empowered to feed themselves? How can action on energy and transport, or other cross-cutting challenges, take us further, faster?

Forest Positive Leadership – a conversation with Chief Almir Narayamoga Surui

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Forest Positive Leadership – a conversation with Chief Almir Narayamoga Surui

As the Brazilian Amazon forests continue to be menaced by fires and acts of illegal deforestation, one of Brazil’s and South America’s most respected thought leaders, Chief Almir Narayamoga Surui, from the Paiter-Surui tribe, gives us an inside view of the current situation, including the arrival of Covid-19 virus to his community, and his people’s ongoing fight and action against deforestation.

Creating Sustainable Food Businesses

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Creating Sustainable Food Businesses

Join Rhodora Wine Bar owners Henry Rich and Halley Chambers, Drive Change culinary director and Food Plus People co-founder Mavis-Jay Sanders, and Hunky Dory owner Claire Sprouse for a roundtable discussion on how to make your business more sustainable. We’ll be talking about zero-waste infrastructure, menu cross-utilization, labor justice, and more.

Clean Energy Transitions in North Africa

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Clean Energy Transitions in North Africa

The IEA, with the support of the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Environment of Morocco, will convene a virtual regional symposium on 21 September 2020 to discuss how best to accelerate clean energy transitions in North Africa. The event will bring together energy leaders and other stakeholders to exchange views on best practices, success stories and lessons learned from across the region. It will also be an opportunity to reflect on the challenges of Covid-19 and its economic ramifications on North Africa’s energy sector.

Tipping point or turning point: global solidarity for an inclusive, resilient recovery

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Tipping point or turning point: global solidarity for an inclusive, resilient recovery

As the world grapples with the unprecedented crises unleashed by COVID-19, never has global solidarity and leadership been more critical than now as the global community endeavors to counter the devastating impact on people and the planet. It is also vital to forge the transformative transitions that promote inclusive, resilient and sustainable economies and communities – which are at the heart of the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

Build Back Better: Fixing the Future of Food

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Build Back Better: Fixing the Future of Food

How we can use the COVID-19 disruption to improve food systems and address the climate emergency?

FSC Friday

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FSC Friday

The Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) helps take care of forests and the people and wildlife that rely on them. Considered the gold standard or responsible forestry, we give equal voice to Indigenous Peoples, environmentalists, industry, and communities in the decisions made about our world's forest. 

On September 25, 2020, join us for ‘FSC Friday’ an annual awareness day to share knowledge and increase commitment for responsible forestry. 

Virtual Book Launch for ALL WE CAN SAVE

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Virtual Book Launch for ALL WE CAN SAVE

This virtual event will launch the book ALL WE CAN SAVE: Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis, hosted by The All We Can Save Project in collaboration with EarthxTV and EarthxWomen. Co-editors Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and Dr. Katharine Wilkinson will moderate two panel conversations with contributors to this groundbreaking collection of women's climate wisdom, and the event will be punctuated with poetry. Speakers include: Ellen Bass, Xiye Bastida, Abigail Dillen, Dr. Kate Marvel, Naima Penniman, Christine Nieves Rodriguez, and Madeleine Jubilee Saito.

Tools for Sustainable Palm Oil Sourcing

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Tools for Sustainable Palm Oil Sourcing

The North American Sustainable Palm Oil Network (NASPON) is a group of 47 companies, NGOs, certification bodies, and standard setting organizations that came together in 2017 to accelerate collaboration in North America for the uptake of Certified Sustainable Palm Oil. Its aim is also to assist North American companies in delivering on their sustainable sourcing commitments.

Pratt Earth Action Week

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Pratt Earth Action Week

This Fall’s Pratt Earth Action Week is a series of panels, lectures, and action based events that will focus on the ongoing and intersecting crises of climate change, the COVID-19 pandemic, and the racial and social justice protests that have brought into relief systemic inequalities and unsustainable systems.