Our food system is broken. It contributes to climate change, water stress, desertification and ecosystem degradation. It’s also a vast contributor to global emissions.

After the success of the Paris Agreement, I can walk into any room shouting “2°C!” and everyone knows that I am talking about climate change. We have a problem, there is a science-based target to aim for, and we are implementing the solutions to solve it.

If I walk into those same rooms and shout “food,” people would just look around for lunch…

Read Peter Bakker’s full blog post here.


Peter Bakker is President of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development


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