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Climate Change Threatens the World’s Food Supply, United Nations Warns

By The New York Times

The world's land is being exploited at an “unprecedented” rate, a United Nations report on climate change warns, putting pressure on food production and amplifying the risk of mass migrationRead full story

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  • According to a new report from the UN, the planet’s resources are being exploited at ‘unprecedented rates’ and threatening the world’s food supply. There’s still hope if we act now though

  • Growing substantially more food, more sustainably, and with considerably fewer resources is one of our great global challenges over the next 20-50 years.

    This challenge is exacerbated by climate change. Most commercial crops have been narrowly adapted to thrive in specific environments through centuries

    Growing substantially more food, more sustainably, and with considerably fewer resources is one of our great global challenges over the next 20-50 years.

    This challenge is exacerbated by climate change. Most commercial crops have been narrowly adapted to thrive in specific environments through centuries of breeding. When that environment changes, these crops become less productive.

  • Fact.. most wars throughout history were climate and resource wars to begin with

  • We cannot wait to reduce climate disrupting emissions or reform our land use practices, if we want to secure the future food supply.

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