To sustain the production of wine, the California wine industry will need to adapt to a new climate future.
Temperature increases threaten to send cocoa “yields crashing and prices soaring” according to one industry expert. Chocolate manufacturer Lindt & Sprüngli is working to sustain global cocoa supply…but will it be enough to meet rising demand?
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The frequency and severity of natural catastrophes and extreme events have radically increased, causing important economic and human losses. What can insurance companies do?
When a company identifies sustainability as a way to both better our environment and drive profitability, how far will it go to achieve these goals?
Starbucks is leading the field in its reaction to climate change by improving its coffee procurement processes.
While the mighty almond may be packed with protein and nutrition the average almond is also quite thirsty for our precious water resources, consuming 1.1 gallons of water for a single nut (2). As the tides rise, dwindling water supplies in California compete with the continued thirst for precious water resources by these delicious and nutritious treats. But, can California continue to balance the fight between its dwindling water supply and almonds hydration needs? The Almond Board of California and Paramount Farms, owner of Wonderful Pistachios & Almonds LLC, claim the industry has taken aggressive action towards bringing sustainability in almond production to the next level.
Coca-Cola claims to have attained water neutrality, but are communities truly reaping the benefits?
What's the direct impact of global warming on bananas and agriculture in Latin America?
As climate change becomes an increasingly important problem, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) has a significant role to play in both the hedging of agriculture prices and the trading of carbon emissions credits going forward.