Starbucks is member of the Cool Farm Alliance

End of last year, Starbucks Coffee Company joined the member community of the Cool Farm Alliance and has since strengthened the Alliance by being active in various working groups and projects around dairy and perennial crops. The membership fits the longstanding strategy of the company. Since 1971, Starbucks Coffee Company has been committed to ethically sourcing and roasting high-quality arabica coffee. Today, … Read More

Cool Farm’s own Charlie Curtis at the Regenagri Podcast on Calculating Carbon & Regenerative Agriculture

The regenagri podcast talks with industry experts to explore the future of farming and the hot topics surrounding the global movement of regenerative agriculture. In episode 20, Rose Riley from Control Union UK, welcomes Cool Farm’s training and consulting manager Charlie Curtis and Richard Gueterbock, agri-food and bioenergy adviser and co-editor of the RASE report – ‘Farm of the Future: Journey to Net Zero’. The … Read More

Welcome Our New Members in May and June 2022

The Cool Farm is excited to welcome its newest members that joined in May and June 2022. Get to know the organisations and their plans and ambitions for the Alliance in this regular New Member blog post. Climate Farmers Climate Farmers is building essential infrastructure for policy and industry to scale regenerative agriculture in Europe systemically. The organisation develops Carbon+ … Read More

The Added Value of Regenerative Agriculture

In a documentary featuring and narrated by nature filmmaker David Attenborough – Breaking Boundaries: The Science of our Planet – climate scientist Johan Rockström describes the fast depreciation of our planetary ecological systems caused by human activities. Our current ways of farming are a major driver of this degradation: The food system is currently responsible for 25% to 30% of … Read More

Cool Farm presents at the In-Depth Learning Series by Open Team

OpenTEAM is a farmer-driven community advancing agriculture’s ability to become a solution to climate change through a more sustainable agricultural technology ecosystem. It also serves as a platform for dialogue. OpenTeam has established a highly informative and diverse set of webinars, the so-called “In-Depth Learning Series” that aims to build a knowledge base of its community in a way that … Read More

Welcome Our New Members in March and April 2022

At the Cool Farm Alliance, we are proud to welcome new members to our community that aims at driving more informed on-farm decisions that reduce the environmental impact of agriculture around the globe. Learn more about our new members that joined in March and April 2022 and their plans and ambitions for the Alliance. +++ Agri I.O.T Group Agri I.O.T … Read More

Cool Farm Alliance – Annual Report Calendar Year 2021

Just over a decade ago, a group of multi-national food companies and NGOs (the “founding partners”) set out to put the findings from the Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC), published in 2006, to the test. What is the climate change mitigation potential through agriculture? When research and globally aggregated data meet actual fields and farms, what will we find? … Read More

Welcome our New Members in December 2021 and January 2022

At the Cool Farm Alliance, we are proud to welcome new members to our community that aims at driving more informed on-farm decisions that reduce the environmental impact of agriculture around the globe. Learn more about our new members that joined end of 2021 and beginning of 2022 and their plans and ambitions for the Alliance. +++ Digital Green Digital … Read More

Pioneering methodology for quantifying carbon sequestration in perennial cropping systems

The Cool Farm Alliance co-created with sustainability consulting group Quantis, soil scientists and industry organisations a new methodology framework for carbon sequestration in perennial cropping systems. This new approach to removals accounting aims to inspire industry-wide change through a credible method based in science, and enables improved progress-tracking, decision-making and science-based target setting in forest, land and agriculture. Land-based industries … Read More

Cool Farm Tool: Updates to the 2019 IPCC Guidelines for Greenhouse Gas Inventories

In February 2022, a new release of the Cool Farm Tool will feature a set of methodological updates and refinements, many of which will be based on the IPCC’s 2019 Refinement to the 2006 IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories. We looked at the changes and talked to Jon Hillier, Senior Lecturer in Mathematical Modelling and Global Food Systems … Read More