‘At least 40% of the world must adopt healthy diets by 2030 to tackle climate threat’

Currently, the food systems in G20 countries are emitting nearly 75% of the total global food-related carbon emissions, according to a new report

UK Government launches £16m package to protect Amazon rainforest

The investment is part of the Partnerships for Forests programme, which aims to help farmers restore a rainforest area equal to the size of 1,680 football pitches

UK injects £64m of funding into Colombian tropical rainforests to tackle deforestation

The grants will help to tackle deforestation, support biodiversity and reduce climate change

‘One football pitch of tropical rainforest was lost every six seconds in 2019’

At least 1.8 gigatonnes of CO2 emissions are associated with 2019 forest loss, equivalent to the annual emissions of 400 million cars, according to a new study

‘Reducing 50% livestock production by 50% would save 30% of biodiversity loss’

A new study by startup Heura claims that 60% of all biodiversity loss can be traced back to livestock production

Oxford University takes ‘historic’ decision to divest from fossil fuels

The university has also asked its endowment office to engage with fund managers and request evidence of net zero carbon business plans

‘Climate inaction could trigger pandemics worse than coronavirus’

Deforestation, intensive farming, mining and infrastructure development have created a ‘perfect storm’ for the transfer of diseases from wildlife to people, according to a recent report

Water company invests £1.2bn to make Nottinghamshire greener

Severn Trent pledges to plant 1.3m trees and take measures to reduce emissions

India and Norway team up to fight plastic pollution

They have agreed to jointly tackle concerns related to oceans, the environment and other climate matters

Scottish farmer-led group beefs up against climate change

It will consider proposals for alternative ways to support the suckler sector mitigate its environmental impact and identify practical ways to reduce emissions