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Uprooted: Talking COP27

English, Cultural, 1 seasons, 14 episodes, 4 hours 47 minutes
Our industrialized food and farming systems are both driving climate change and threatened by it. The upcoming United Nations global climate conference COP27 is a chance to shine a light on these connections and push for real solutions. In this four-part podcast series, hear from policy experts at the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy on the nexus of agriculture and climate change, what we expect to see happen at COP27 and what must be done to create more resilient food systems in the face of a heating planet.
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Episode Six: Solutions

In Episode Six of the Farm Bill Uprooted, hear from experts from across the food system on what changes are needed in the 2023 Farm Bill and beyond. From nutrition access to fair markets to climate resilience, a better food system is possible; it’s up to us to demand it.    References and Further Reading:  Closing the Meal Gap Act  Improving Access to Nutrition Act  Enhanced Access to SNAP Act  Hot Foods Act  <a href='
20/09/202325 minutes 43 seconds
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Episode 5: Insecure

The Farm Bill shapes our food and farm system in the U.S., and, through the Nutrition Title, helps millions of Americans afford food. But with nutrition assistance programs like SNAP vulnerable to cuts, and rural food access weakened by decades of corporate consolidation, how well is the Farm Bill really serving eaters? In Episode Five of the Farm Bill Uprooted, hear from IATP's Erin McKee VanSlooten, Kate Hansen of the Center for Rural Affairs and Marcus Grignon of the Rural Coalition, on what's needed to rebuild community-based food systems and create a Farm Bill that's by and for the people.   References and Further Reading: Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) Farm Bill priorities
06/09/202328 minutes 20 seconds
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Episode 4: Consolidated

Over the past few decades, the landscape of the food and farm system has become more concentrated, less diverse and less resilient. In Episode Four of the Farm Bill Uprooted, hear from Campaign for Family Farms and the Environment’s (CFFE) Patty Lovera and Iowa Interfaith Power and Light’s (IIPL) Elston Tortuga about how corporate consolidation in the food system has impacted farmers and rural communities, and how Farm Bill reforms can help.
23/08/202325 minutes 47 seconds
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Episode 3: Discredited

How does credit access shape our food and agriculture system? In Episode Three of the Farm Bill Uprooted, hear from IATP’s Dr. Steve Suppan, along with Margaret Krome-Lukens and Ray Jeffers of RAFI-USA, about how the Farm Bill Credit Title both undermines climate resilience by propping up the industrial model of production and reinforces a history of racism in American agriculture. Learn more about RAFI-USA, NFFC and the Fair Credit for Farmers Act.
09/08/202328 minutes 32 seconds
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Episode 2: Polluted

After decades of Farm Bill policy incentivizing the overproduction of commodity crops, conventional agriculture in the U.S. has taken an increasing toll on water, soil and the climate — and on farmers’ own ability to withstand extreme weather and climate disruptions. Episode Two of the Farm Bill Uprooted features IATP’s Michael Happ and the University of Iowa’s Dr. Silvia Secchi on industrial agriculture’s environmental impacts and the Conservation Title programs meant to address them. 
26/07/202327 minutes 43 seconds
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Episode 1: Overgrown

How do we ensure fair prices for farmers and consumers while building climate resilience, protecting the environment and sustaining rural communities? And what happens when Farm Bill policies incentivize the opposite approach? Hear from IATP’s Ben Lilliston and Karen Hansen-Kuhn in Episode One of the Farm Bill Uprooted, which dives into Farm Bill basics, and how it’s shaped a food and farm system dominated by commodity production and overgrown corporate agribusiness interests.   References and further reading: USDA ERS, Food Access Research Atl
12/07/202327 minutes 16 seconds
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Introducing: The Farm Bill Uprooted

The Farm Bill sets the course for our food and agriculture system in the U.S. – and right now, there's a lot that's not working. How did we get here? And how can we fix it? Coming soon from the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, a new 6-part podcast series: The Farm Bill Uprooted. Episode One premieres July 12. Featuring: Dr. Silvia Secchi, University of Iowa Lilly Richard, IATP Michael Happ, IATP Kate Hansen, Center for Rural Affairs Dr. Steve Suppan, IATP Karen Hansen-Kuhn, IATP Margaret Krome-Lukens, RAFI-USA Ray Jeffers, RAFI-USA Erin McKee-VanSlooten, <a href='https://ww
28/06/20236 minutes 36 seconds
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Episode 4: The fight for real climate action continues

After an extended negotiation, COP27 concluded on November 20th, 2022 with, for the most part, a disappointing outcome. Despite the hopeful decision to create a dedicated Loss and Damage fund for countries most impacted by climate disasters, COP27's final agreement fell short of what we need to keep the planet under 1.5 C degrees of warming. In our final episode of the series, we discuss how the conference played out, and what's next in the fight for real climate action.  Find more information and an episode transcript on our website.
08/12/202222 minutes 36 seconds
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Talking COP27 Bonus clip: More COP updates

Ahead of IATP's final days at COP27, hear from Shefali Sharma on progress at the conference and the struggle to hold governing bodies accountable. Visit our COP27 web hub for more articles, reports and media.
12/11/20229 minutes 13 seconds
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Bonus clip: Greetings from Sharm El-Sheikh

With COP27 under way in Sharm El-Sheikh, hear a message from IATP's Sophia Murphy on her experience so far, recorded in the early hours before Day 5 of the conference. Learn more about Article 6.4 and what needs to be done to regulate offset markets here and visit our COP27 web hub at
11/11/20229 minutes 30 seconds
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Episode 3: Time for true solutions

With COP27 fast approaching, and recent reports from the UNEP and the WMO warning that the world is not on track to stay below 1.5 degrees of warming, the time for real, transformative change is now. In this episode, hear from IATP Executive Director Sophia Murphy and IATP Europe Director Shefali Sharma, both of whom will be travelling to Egypt for this year's COP, on the role of civil society groups at COP and the false solutions for climate and agriculture that IATP is working to discredit. At COP27, Shefali will be speaking on two panels which will be livestrea
03/11/202224 minutes 7 seconds
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Episode 2: The Conference

For almost 30 years, the world's countries have been meeting at an annual global climate conference, the UNFCCC COP, to try to coordinate responses to the accelerating climate crisis. In Episode 2 of our podcast series on COP27, we'll delve into the conference itself. Hear from IATP experts Ben Lilliston and Steve Suppan about the history and significance of the COP, starting with the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio. We’ll introduce you to how the COP works, why the conference matters for agriculture, how COP agreements have been repeatedly undermined and why it’s so difficult to achieve real progress. Find more information and an episode transcript on our website.
27/10/202225 minutes 52 seconds
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Episode 1: Two paths for climate and agriculture

Our industrialized food and farming systems are both driving the climate crisis and threatened by it. How did we get here? And what path can we take toward true climate resilience? In this episode, hear from IATP’s Senior Policy Analyst Shiney Varghese and Senior Advisor Timothy A. Wise on the realities of the current globalized system of industrial agriculture and an emerging alternative: Agroecology. While some groups, like IATP and the Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa, are pushing for agroecology to be recognized at COP27 as a climate adaptation strategy, resisting the agribusiness-funded status quo is an uphill battle. This episode introduces listeners to that struggle and its climate justice implications in the lead-up to the UNFCCC's 27th annual global climate conference, happening November 6-18 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, COP27.
20/10/202222 minutes 43 seconds
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Introducing Uprooted: Talking COP27

From the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy comes a new 4 part limited podcast series on climate, agriculture, and COP 27.
10/10/20223 minutes 49 seconds