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Featuring news and analysis from people actively involved in producing food and shaping policy, each issue focuses on a specific topic and actively seeks to challenge accepted opinion and spark constructive debate.
What people have said about Food Ethics:
"Cutting-edge analysis that prompts real debate." Zac Goldsmith, Director of The Ecologist.
"...a welcome forum for a debate we urgently need to have." Professor Peter Singer, author of Eating.
"Provocative and practical... packed with critical insight." Joanna Blythman, author of Shopped and Bad Food Britain.
The latest issue of Food Ethics and the articles it contains are only available to subscribers. All the back issues of the magazine are, however, available free of charge upon registration.
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Food Ethics - Summer '10
With a new government in the UK, the summer edition of Food Ethics magazine offers some tips, pointers and case studies for making policy.
Experts from around the world write about their experiences of making food policy, and spell out what they hope to see coming out of the coalition government. The Food Ethics Council’s Tom MacMillan draws these points together into a series of 'dos' and 'don’ts', and we ask some key players in food and farming how food policy should be made.
Food Ethics - Winter '09
As negotiators gather in Copenhagen to hammer out a deal on greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, farming is in the spotlight as never before.
In the latest edition of the Food Ethics magazine, contributors assess the effects of climate change on agriculture, and analyse how agriculture affects global warming.
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Food Ethics - Spring '10
Food and finance have been linked for thousands of years, with the world’s oldest bank set up to insure shepherds and their flocks. But the relationship isn’t always mutually supportive. Financial practices such as commodity market speculation have made food prices more volatile.
The spring edition of Food Ethics magazine, ‘Food and finance: trading security’, examines how finance can harm future food security, and what a fair finance system might look like.
Food Ethics - Autumn '09
Wasting food is costly, damages the environment and, in a world where a billion people are hungry, deeply unfair. But is simply cutting food waste enough to tackle these problems?
Writing in our magazine, experts in waste management and redistribution, recycling and redesign analyse the problems associated with food waste, and offer creative and workable solutions.
They find that: