SEI Climate Change & Food Security Report

A groundbreaking report reveals in detail the climate risks to global trade in major agricultural commodities.

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Agriculture is one of the most exposed sectors to climate change. We helped the Stockholm Environment Institute with the research and visual presentation of discovering countries' climate risks through agricultural trade. Addressing, among others, Leaders at the UN Food Systems Summit and climate change negotiations (COP26).

Team

Sebastian Sadowski

SEI Climate Research Team

Release

October 2021

INSIGHT

About the future of maize, coffee, and others.

The report provides a first systematic, quantitative assessment of transboundary climate risks to trade in six key agricultural commodities: maize, rice, wheat, soy, sugar cane, and coffee. Various visualizations help to understand the insights.

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DATA VISUALIZATION DESIGN

Unique visualizations developed with the client.

Several workshops in our office in Berlin helped to discuss data issues or develop together new formats of visualizations such as this chart.

 

IMPACT

Discussed widely on social media and events such as UN's COP26

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IMPACT

Used by policymakers around the world.

Teaser presented at UN's Technical Expert Meeting on Adaptation in the big plenary at the UNFCCC headquarters.

Officially launched at UN's COP25 Conference with several talks and discussions about development and climate finance.

Over 1,500 active users in the first months of release. 

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