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Climate and the Environment

What’s Needed to Build Sustainable Food Systems

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Agri-Pulse
Jacqueline Applegate

The best ways to build sustainable food systems are through advancing science, innovation, and collaboration, argues Jacqueline Applegate.

A farmhouse is pictured in front of a field of wheat as the sun sets behind it.
Timothy Eberly
Food and Agriculture

Europe Replaces Russia's Gas, Risks Climate Goals

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Global Insight by Chris Morris

Europe's attempts to diversify its gas supplies could have unintended and negative consequences for climate progress, writes Chris Morris.

Nord Stream gas pipeline
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Climate and the Environment

How Finance Could Transform the Climate Fight after COP27

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Global Insight by Chris Morris

The Barbados Plan and other climate finance proposals gained momentum at the United Nations' COP27 summit, argues Chris Morris

MARKUS SPISKE
Climate and the Environment

Profiles of Power: Biden, Xi Discuss "Competition Without Conflict," Climate

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Global Insight by Chris Morris

While Biden and Xi met in Bali, the UN's COP27 climate summit in Sharm el-Sheikh is being re-energized by the discussion between the world leaders.

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Climate and the Environment

Will Rich Countries Help Poor Countries? Takeaways From COP27

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WBEZ
Karen Weigert

Karein Weigert joins WBEZ to discuss the COP27 conference and the need for an international plan to fight climate change and reduce global emissions.

US President Joe Biden speaks at COP27.
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Climate and the Environment

Native Food Sovereignty: Strengthening Connection to Culture

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Global Food for Thought by Julie Garreau

Community and family gardens provide the foundation for Native Food Sovereignty, and allow the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe to reclaim their local food system.

Three students participating in the CRYP Garden Club learn how to grind berries.
Julie Garreau
Food and Agriculture

On Climate, Don't Let Gloom Lead to Doom

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Global Insight by Chris Morris

While understandable, the mood of pessimism around COP27 obscures progress toward net zero and can be dangerously self-fulfilling, argues Chris Morris.

Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi opens COP27
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Climate and the Environment

Lula's Comeback, Israeli Elections, and Ethiopia's Truce

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World Review with Ivo Daalder

Bobby Ghosh, Susan Glasser, and James Harding join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

Israel's former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
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Global Politics

Brazil's Indigenous Peoples See Hope in Lula's Victory

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Global Insight by Jill Langlois

Lula's victory has set high expectations for Indigenous rights and environmental protections. Now he needs to deliver.

Rally during 2022 presidential election in Brazil.
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Climate and the Environment

Embracing Interconnectedness: How Indigenous Foodways Can Save Us

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Global Food for Thought by Ife Kilimanjaro

Indigenous perspectives utilize regenerative farming practices through embodying interconnectedness, ultimately protecting the environment from climate change.

A field of grapes in Oregon is pictured nearing sunset.
Dan Meyers
Food and Agriculture