Russell Blinch

China buoys climate talks with ‘binding’ target

China on Monday offered for the first time to submit its voluntary carbon emissions target to a binding United Nations resolution.

The fight over the future of food

Giuseppe Oglio's farm near Milan looks like it's suffering from neglect. Weeds run rampant amid the rice fields and clover grows unchecked.

Tensions rise as world faces food crisis

Food prices are soaring, a wealthier Asia is demanding better food and farmers can't keep up. In short, the world faces a food crisis and in some places it is already boiling over. Around the globe, people are protesting and governments are responding with often counterproductive controls on prices and exports.

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