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Advent Calendar – Insights from 2019

Sunday, 1st

The Terraton Initiative

How do we use agriculture to address climate change?

Monday, 2nd

Nicolas Sarkozy

“faire de l’écologie sans parler de démographie, ça n’a pas de sens”

Tuesday, 3rd

Peak Phosphorus

Lack of phosphorus leading towards a global starvation?

Wednesday, 4th

Agriculture Atlas

Facts and figures on EU farming policy

Thursday, 5th

The Economist

The past, present and future of climate change

Friday, 6th

Agfunder News

Food & AgTech Investor Sentiment Report. Agrifood market size $7.8T

Saturday, 7th

Jean-Marc Jancovici

One brillant and provocative mind reflects on climate change and agriculture

Sunday, 8th

Agfunder News

Alternative Protein Startups: Let’s Get the Facts Straight about Livestock’s Carbon Footprint

Monday, 9th

Man by Steve Cuts

The most dangerous species on earth (this cartoon dates back to 2012…)

Tuesday, 10th

B. Parmentier – La pénurie de terres

On cultive moins de terres agricoles que dans les années 80 ! Malgré le défrichage irresponsable des forets tropicales et boréales, on bétonne, érode et pollue davantage de terres ! La France perd ainsi un département tous les 7 ans.

Wednesday, 11th

IEEE Spectrum

The Energy to Create Your Food. The apple might be an emblem of simplicity, but accounting for all the energy needed to produce one is another matter. You have to factor in pesticide production, fertilizer manufacturing, irrigation, harvesting, sorting, and transportation.

Thursday, 12th

The New Food Economy

The “eat less meat” movement is growing. Does it distort science? A recent lifecycle analysis showed grass-fed beef had a lower carbon footprint than conventional beef, chicken, and even the Beyond Burger.

Friday, 13th

Agrivest 2019

Agriculture is responsible for 25% of global GHG emissions, 60% of which is produced by livestock

Saturday, 14th

Good Food Institute

Ted Talk – 21 May 2019: The Next Global Agricultural Revolution

Sunday, 15th

Jean Jouzel

Le réchauffement climatique : agriculture et territoires

Monday, 16th

Global Footprint Network

By July 29, 2019, humanity’s demand for nature will exceed what Earth’s ecosystems can replenish during the entire year

Tuesday, 17th


Alternative Protein White Paper. To provide enough meat to the world at the current U.S. consumption levels of 99.5kg/capital this would require 88% more farmland than is available today

Wednesday, 18th

Your World in Data

Globally around half of global emissions were the result of electricity and heat production in 2014.

Thursday, 19th


Million Dollar Question: Is it really greener to go vegetarian?

Friday, 20th


Key facts on food loss and waste you should know!

Saturday, 21st

BBC News

Seven charts that explain the plastic pollution problem

Sunday, 22nd

The biggest little Farm

Chronicles the eight-year quest of John and Molly Chester as they trade city living for 200 acres of barren farmland and a dream to harvest in harmony with nature.

Monday, 23rd

Coller FAIRR / Protein Producer Index

The 2019 Index demonstrates that the vast majority of companies have yet to meaningfully address even the most basic sustainability risks. Thirty-nine (of 60) companies, valued at $175 billion and with combined revenues of over $116 billion, are ranked as high risk (worst performers) by the Index.

Tuesday, 24th

Michael Shellenberger

TEDxDanubia- Environmentalists have long promoted renewable energy sources like solar panels and wind farms to save the climate. But what about when those technologies destroy the environment?

Wednesday, 25th

The Game Changers

Presented by James Cameron, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jackie Chan, Lewis Hamilton, Novak Djokovic and Chris Paul

A revolutionary new film about meat, protein and strength.