The Climate Action 100+ initiative is the work of 225 investors with more than $26.3 trillion assets under management including banks, private equity firms, and pension funds to name a few.
Global revenue risk from lack of water availability for irrigation or animal consumption has reached $459 billion. With figures like this, it’s no wonder that funds and corporations are hearing more concern about water from investors.
Ireland plans to increase domestic dairy production by 50% by 2020, but this throws us various challenges that only technology can solve.
Ahead of a speaking slot at next month's World Agri-Tech Investment Summit in San Francisco, the secretary for agriculture for California talks about how the state government supports agtech innovation.
Noah Deich, executive director of the Center for Carbon Removal, shares insights heard at COP21 into how agtech can play a role in keeping global temperatures down.
Farmland fund manager SLM Partners argues that ecological farming provides an alternative way to produce more with less, through deeply science-based and knowledge-intensive farming systems.
In the first week of COP21, the Paris Climate Change conference, Monsanto announced a carbon neutral crop production plan as a group of food, farming and environmental organizations announced plans to put the agribusiness on trial for crimes against humanity at the Hague.
US social impact-focused early stage ventures acceleration group GoodCompany Ventures has turned its attention towards the global climatic threat on the globe’s food and water systems to launch a new program.
Speakers at the Indoor Ag-Con in New York on Thursday discussed some of the industry's biggest challenges as it starts to scale.
“These are exciting times, these are challenging times, but the breakthroughs are incredible,” says Erik Andrejko, VP of Science at Climate Corp. When it comes to finding ways to feed our ever-increasing population while combating the effects of climate change, Andrejko sees some clear parameters: “It’s going to be about integrated solutions—integrating information from different sources from different pieces of equipment.
As the world population continues to climb, so does the demand for food. With a finite amount of arable land, keeping up on the supply side is a major challenge for farmers located in certain regions of the world.
Climate change will affect just about everything, including your stomach.
New research from UC Davis shows how increased levels of carbon dioxide are harming the quality of crops, putting us at risk of eating less-nutritious food.
By: Philip Taylor, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Colorado and Alan Townsend, Professor, University of Colorado. This post originally appeared on Ensia.
Standing beside a palm oil wastewater lagoon can promote a vague sense of unease.
When it comes to the meat industry, a lot of us know the basics—demand is increasing, especially in developing countries, and resources are decreasing. But what are the deets? Who will benefit, what will the industry look like in 10 years, and most important for investors, where are the opportunities?