climate change

February 25, 2019

How plants learned to save water

Tiny pores on the leaves of plants, called stomata, have a huge influence on the state of our planet. Through the stomata, plants absorb carbon dioxide, which is incorporated into carbohydrates, and release oxygen. But they […]
October 23, 2018
Pakhouse Climate Change and World Hunger

Climate change has had a negative impact on agriculture

World hunger has risen for a third consecutive year, according to the United Nations’ annual food security report. The total number of people who face chronic food deprivation has increased by 15 million since 2016. Some 821 million […]
October 14, 2018

Climate change expected to impact our crop yield

More heatwaves and very hot days, bringing further drought to southern and North Africa. Crop yield and livestock production hammered. That’s the grim outlook sketched by a monumental new assessment by the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on […]
April 13, 2018

The next great water crisis may be under our feet

Every day we awaken to new headlines depicting a world in crisis: storms, floods, droughts, refugees, diplomatic conflict, war. As we move deeper into an era of climate unpredictability, pollution and resource scarcity, they increasingly have […]