Archive for 'Foresight'
The final report of Foresight's Migration and Global Environmental Change project reveals that the challenges associated with migration and environmental change have been underestimated but opportunities exist.
The International Dimensions of Climate Change, a new report from Foresight, the Government’s futures think tank, warns that climate change impacts from abroad could affect the UK more than climate change at home.
Gwyn Jones, Vice President of the NFU and West Sussex dairy farmer, offers his views on Defra's recently published Natural Environment White Paper, the NFU's engagement with the consultation and food security.
Laura Stoll and Juliet Michaelson of the New Economics Foundation consider how well-being is linked to sustainability: "there is no point performing well today, if that’s going to lead to societal collapse tomorrow".
Professor Sir John Beddington discusses the links between climate change and the food system, stressing two imperatives: to ensure secure supplies of food for future generations and to achieve sustainable food production.
Ahead of the Soil Association's 2011 conference on the theme of "Food and the Big Society", policy director Peter Melchett speaks to SD Scene about food, public policy and local communities.
The final report of Foresight's Global Food and Farming Futures project - exploring the increasing pressures on the global food system between now and 2050 - argues for fundamental change to the global food system and beyond.
31 March 2011, Central London: examining the Foresight project on Global Food and Farming Futures, and taking a global view of pressures on the food chain, in the context of economic, environmental and geopolitical uncertainties.
A new approach to managing the UK’s land is needed to meet the challenges of the 21st century, with more coherence in properly valuing the many roles that land plays, says Foresight's Land Use Futures report.
A special edition of Science examines the “unprecedented challenge” of feeding the world’s expected population of 9 billion people in 2050, while also coping with climate change and without exacerbating environmental problems.