Tag Archives: Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

Time to ring the changes

FOOD BUSINESSES need to look closely at three climate reports which show we need a new model now to feed the world by 2050, says Duncan Williamson. Three recent reports from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) clearly spell out the dangers of climate change. The reports warn that all aspects of food security will be affected…
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Driven to inaction

THE LATEST report on climate change is impressive in stature and detail but it's unlikely to make governments, businesses or consumers take action.                             The latest global climate report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) was published on March 31st 2014. At 2,600…
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Packaging manufacturer calls for end to carbon-intensive packaging as new eco packaging study reveals up to 99% carbon reduction

NEW DATA comparing the embodied carbon in packaging materials reveals huge carbon savings for renewable materials over carbon-intensive plastics. As the UN calls for a "massive shift" to renewable energy away from ‘dirty’ fuels, eco packaging firm Vegware calls for a shift away from carbon-intensive packaging. For example, figures revealed bagasse – recycled sugarcane used…
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Climate Change to affect food security

THE UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has published its latest study reporting that the impact of climate change will be felt most keenly in Africa, South America and Asia predicting droughts, food shortages and a rise in diseases such as malaria.                        …
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