Food is vitally important in the context of climate change and we have a number of articles to help you think more deeply about your diet in relation to the planet.
What is a Climatarian diet?
Typically, eating more sustainably is attributed to going vegan or vegetarian to cut out meat consumption, but in reality, as we have seen with discussions on FOOD MILES, it’s a little more complicated than that.
Food and Food Miles
When it comes to making climate friendly food choices, we are used to thinking in terms of food miles; the fewer the food miles the better, but this isn’t always the case. When it comes to climate change, how food is produced can be more important that where it is produced. Consider the humble tomato …..
Can small scale forest gardening provide an answer?
Small-scale forest gardening, particularly with agroforestry and permaculture principles, shows promise to achieve and maintain food security throughout the current climate and biodiversity crises and increase sustainability. However, a number of challenges remain before this approach can be widely implemented …..
Facing the Crisis
The historic arrival of the UN climate negotiations to Glasgow in November 2021 is an opportunity to raise awareness in Scotland and beyond of how climate crises are affecting people across the world.
That’s why as part of the runup to COP26, Scotland’s International Development Alliance are hosting an innovative digital exhibition, Facing the Crisis, sharing personal stories, highlighting challenges and celebrating responses to the climate crisis in communities at the sharp end of the climate crisis.