Facts & Figures

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Global emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) have increased by almost 50% since 1990.

There is more carbon dioxide in the atmosphere today than at any point in the past 800,000 years.

Climate change will displace 250 million people by 2050

2015 was the hottest year since modern record keeping began in 1880.

Roughly one third of the food produced in the world for human consumption every year gets lost or wasted.

1/4 of the food currently wasted globally would be enough to feed 870 million people

Up to 300 football fields of forest are cleared every hour to make room for palm plantations

Did you know that 75% of the world’s food is generated from only 12 plants and 5 animal species?

By 2030 the global food demand is expected to rise by 35%.

Roughly one third of the food produced in the world for human consumption every year gets lost or wasted.

By 2030 all developing regions will have more people living in urban than rural areas.

Each day a further 120,000 people are added to the populations of Asian cities.

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