A new global assessment found that 48 percent of the population currently eats either too little or too much, resulting in harmful impacts for people and planet.
Green groups were less than thrilled with the declaration, arguing it allows "for delay tactics and fossil fuel loopholes".
A climate research group has urged all governments to reconsider their climate targets, warning that even with new Glasgow pledges for 2030, greenhouse gas emissions will be roughly twice as much a decade from now.
The summit brings officials from almost 200 countries to Glasgow, aiming to haggle over the best measures to keep global temperatures from rising by more than 1.5C.
Drafts of the G20's final communique showed little progress in terms of new commitments to curb pollution ahead of COP26 climate talks in Glasgow.
The annual rate of increase last year was above the yearly average between 2011 and 2020, and the trend continued in 2021, the UN’s World Meteorological Organization said in a new report.
Turkey is now expected to adopt new emissions-cutting goals and action plan after lawmakers ratified the Paris deal.
An installation named ‘Orca’ is able to filter 4,000 metric tons of carbon dioxide per year. But some environmentalists doubt carbon capture is a climate solution.
Findings of the survey of nearly 700 listed firms in 14 countries from 2015 to 2019 were unveiled on the day US President Joe Biden launches a virtual climate summit.
The European Parliament and EU member states have reached a major climate deal, agreeing to go carbon neutral by 2050 and getting there by aiming to cut carbon emissions by "at least" 55 percent by 2030 compared to 1990 levels.
The leaders debated climate change measures for eight long hours, dragging a summit that started on Thursday into Friday morning.
A decision on the most politically sensitive part of the bill – a new 2030 emissions-cutting target – was left for EU leaders to agree, unanimously, at a December meeting.
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