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Edited by Jonathan Crush, Bruce Frayne and Gareth Haysom

The ways in which the rapid urbanization of the Global South is transforming food systems and food supply chains, and the food security of urban populations is an often neglected topic. This international group of authors addresses this profound transformation from a variety of different perspectives and disciplinary lenses, providing an important corrective to the dominant view that food insecurity is a rural problem requiring increases in agricultural production.
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Claude Henry

Reducing greenhouse gases emissions is vital, reducing the stocks already in the atmosphere is a promising complement.

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Claude Henry

From low-key producer and trader of fossil fuels to world leader in offshore wind Farms, a march to sustainable energy.

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Claude Henry

Water apt at meeting human needs is getting scarce, and irrigation is by far the main consumer; hence the vital role of an approach allowing for spectacular water economies.

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Claude Henry

With sea levels rising, coastal protection is more necessary than ever; properly articulating natural and artificial components is an efficient approach.

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Geoffrey Heal

How to rein in meat consumption? Providing attractive vegetal substitutes is a key element of the answer.

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Pippo Ranci

The urgent need to drastically reduce traffic congestion and related pollution in the large cities of South East Asia is being met by multiple efforts for the diffusion of a variey of electric vehicles and new ways of organizing services.

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Dominique Bureau

Taming a major source of greenhouse gases by pumping dormant heat.

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Michel Berry

A town was dying along with the activity that was its raison d’être; its economic, social and political reinvention makes it a showcase of sustainability in France.