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Roger Thurow on Nourishing and Preserving the Planet


Senior Fellow Roger Thurow joins members of the Council community for a discussion on his upcoming book, international farming stories, and more.

A boy shows freshly plucked chillies from his field on the outskirts of Prayagraj, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh on November 21, 2021.
AP Photos

Bridging the Gap between Farmers and Consumers: A Sustainable Food Seal


A "sustainable food seal" is critical to move consumer markets on sustainability.

A woman stands in a grocery store examining food options.

Commentary & Analysis

Latest on Israel-Hamas War, Ukraine Stalemate, COP28

Video Series
World Review with Ivo Daalder

Yasmeen Abutaleb, Nirmal Ghosh, and Prashant Rao join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.

Israel Cabinet
Pool AFP
Global Politics

Composting and food waste: What Chicago can learn from other global cities

ChicagoGlobal by Coauthors

Chicago recently launched a citywide composting initiative to divert food waste from landfills and help reduce greenhouse gas emissions — something other global cities have been tackling for years.

Four green scrap drop off bins sit in front of a brick wall
City of Chicago
Climate and the Environment


Republicans and Democrats Continue to Clash over Climate Change

Public Opinion Survey by Lama El Baz

But a majority of Americans support efforts to mitigate its effects.

A climate activist continues to chant while under arrest
AP Photos
Public Opinion

Encouraging Farmer Adoption of Regenerative Agriculture Practices in the United States

Report by Coauthors

Regenerative agriculture can help our food and agricultural systems become more resilient.

A woman and man crouch down in a field of cover crops and examine the plants.
Edwin Remsberg & USDA-SARE
Food and Agriculture