Learning outcomes

By the end of this unit you should:

  • have developed an understanding of the relationship between industrial agriculture and climate change;

  • understand how fundamental structural adjustments in agricultural policy and a shift in farming methods will help mitigate climate change;

  • be able to think of cities in terms of their food needs and understand how urban agriculture can play a part in making sustainable cities;

  • have developed systemic learning of the wider, systemic picture in which climate change is happening.

1 Greenhouse gas emissions from agriculture