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Poverty, not climate breakdown, caused Madagascar’s food crisis, finds study
But scientists say ‘moral imperative’ remains to prepare vulnerable populations for increasingly extreme weather

Damian Carrington Environment editor

01, Dec, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Bad weather set to wipe billions off value of Australian crops
Quality of winter harvests being downgraded due to ‘untimely rain’ and rising flood waters

Natasha May in Gilgandra

23, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Record-high fertiliser prices in Australia could disrupt food supplies
Experts believe farmers may ration use of fertiliser, leading to lower yield and higher global food prices

Natasha May

11, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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How vital is adapting to a changed climate? Just ask a poor country
The world’s least-developed countries are calling on rich ones to help protect vital infrastructure, before their lands are irrevocably damaged

Fiona Harvey

07, Nov, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Australian farmers await overseas workforce as locals are too ‘spoilt for choice’
Long-awaited agricultural visa could provide much needed labour, but some experts fear potential for worker exploitation

Tim McGlone

06, Nov, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Americans can eat meat while cutting global heating, says agriculture secretary
Thomas Vilsack says US does not ‘have to reduce the amount of meat or livestock produced’ to tackle climate crisis

Fiona Harvey in Glasgow

06, Nov, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Cracks in food system driven by year-round hunger for fresh produce begin to show
Someone has to pay for the true cost of food, and events this week suggest the farm labour market will no longer be short-changed

Gabrielle Chan

04, Nov, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Ireland would need to cull up to 1.3 million cattle to reach climate targets
With more than a third of the country’s greenhouse gases coming from farming, Dublin faces huge pressure over reduction aims

Lisa O'Carroll

03, Nov, 2021 @12:05 PM

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Climate change has driven farmers to despair and in return we get callous disregard | Sophie Love
The drought, the fires and the floods have nearly broken us, but the government keeps playing games on climate action

Sophie Love

31, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Your cultural Cop26: films, TV shows and podcasts to help you save the planet
From Ted Danson on the oceans to Greta Thunberg on everything else – get armed with the facts and inspired to make a difference

Alexi Duggins

26, Oct, 2021 @3:27 PM

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‘We’re all climate journalists now’: how the weather took over everything
From the business section to the food magazine, Guardian editors are becoming focused on one dominant story

John Collingridge, Alex Needham, Dan Milmo, Fiona Shields, Jess Cartner-Morley, Mark Oliver, Tim Lusher, Liz Ford, Tanya Aldred and Dominic Rushe

25, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Australia’s workforce shortage: ‘never a better time to be applying for a job’, experts say
Post-lockdown recovery has workers well placed to cash in on labour shortages by demanding higher wages

Peter Hannam Economics correspondent

24, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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