It’s an alarming scenario: climate warnings aren’t science fiction, they are a fact. Greenhouse emissions are increasing, as are record temperatures, while the likelihood of containing warming below 2°C is increasingly slender. It’s a race against time in which we’ll be gambling everything over the next three years. Meanwhile, 2017 will probably turn out to be the hottest year since records began, even without the effect of El Niño, and CO2 concentrations in the atmosphere have reached a record level with a 2% increase after three years of stability.
Urban-rural integration and revival of marketplaces in Colombia
Slow Food, through the “Urban economy, marketplaces, urban-rural integration in Neiva and Florencia” project, which is funded by UN-Habitat, has been strengthening food supply dynamics, promoting original local products and reviving local supply centers, such as market places, thus setting the stage for urban, rural and regional coordination.