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Climate Change Food

Food Security Must Be a Top Priority for the Paris COP

Stéphane Le Foll | Posted 11.27.2016 | Green
Stéphane Le Foll

When we think of climate change, we tend to picture rising sea levels, higher temperatures, expanding deserts, more violent storms, melting ice caps. But we should also think of wasted fields and hungry people, because climate change poses a tremendous threat to our food supply for all countries.

Study: Climate Change Could Cause Big Drop In Food Production

Reuters | Chris Arsenault | Posted 02.17.2015 | Green

ROME, Dec 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Global warming could cause an 18 percent drop in world food production by 2050, but investments in irrig...

These Breakfast Cereals Will Get A Lot More Expensive Thanks To Global Warming

Climate Desk | James West | Posted 08.27.2014 | Green

This story first appeared on Mother Jones and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The price of popular breakfast cereals ...

WATCH: What Does Climate Change Mean For Europe's Wine Industry?

Posted 05.14.2014 | Green

An age-old cross-channel rivalry between the English and the French has heated up. This time, it's in a battle to produce the world's best sparkling w...

Lynne Peeples

Climate Change's Big Winners: Pests | Lynne Peeples | Posted 05.09.2014 | Green

Count weeds and insect pests among the beneficiaries of climate change. Meanwhile, the crops we need will have fewer nutrients that make them benefici...

Global Food System 'Woefully Unprepared' For Climate Change, Report Says

The Huffington Post | Brianna Elliott | Posted 03.25.2014 | Green

Coffee, almonds and apples are just a few foods whose continued production is under threat due to climate change. But the implications of a changing c...

Climate Change Will Probably Ruin These 9 Delicious Foods By 2050, So Brace Yourselves

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 03.14.2014 | Green

Enjoy them while they last.

Thanksgiving: Feasting, Fasting and Climate Change

Eric Holt Gimenez | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Eric Holt Gimenez

Food--and how it is grown -- has a lot to do with climate change. Industrial agriculture produces around a quarter to a third of the world's food. It emits around a quarter of the world's greenhouse gasses.

Joe Satran

How Climate Change Threatens Your Dinner | Joe Satran | Posted 10.21.2013 | Green

Here’s a recipe for a headache: Try to figure out how the world’s farms will feed humanity in 2050. Pretty much everyone can agree on the term...

How Climate Change Could Destroy Our Food Supply

Reuters | Environment Correspondent Alister Doyle | Posted 10.16.2012 | Green

OSLO, Aug 15 (Reuters) - Downpours and heatwaves caused by climate change could disrupt food supplies from the fields to the supermarkets, raising t...

Things Climate Change Just Might Ruin For Your Kids

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 07.25.2012 | Green

The continental U.S. has just experienced the hottest 12 month period in recorded history. The West is on fire. The Maldives are going underwater and ...

Global Warming Could Make Favorite Foods History

The Huffington Post | Tara Kelly | Posted 06.05.2012 | Green

From deadly floods to failed crops and water shortages, developing countries are already feeling the harrowing effects of a warming climate. And w...

Can We Feed 9 Billion People?

Reuters | Laurie Goering | Posted 07.02.2012 | Green

By Laurie Goering LONDON, May 2 (AlertNet) - In flood-hit fields in the Philippines, farmers are testing a hardy new variety of rice th...

Sizzling Spring Temperatures Disrupt Plants, Destroys Food

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 01.07.2013 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

Nature is vividly showing us the unintended consequences of what spewing 82 million metric tons of greenhouse gases daily into our atmosphere: Climate disruption.

Locked-in Syndrome

Robert Walker | Posted 02.07.2012 | Green
Robert Walker

We are, for the moment, locked-in to a course that is almost certainly unsustainable. Our best hope is that the "global body politic" can be spurred to action on climate change before it's too late.

World Grain Production Recovering

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 01.31.2012 | World
Danielle Nierenberg

Grain remains the foundation of the world's diet. It's important that we identify and implement more sustainable strategies in grain production, and prioritize grain availability for those who need it most.