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Climate change and your food: Ten facts
What a warming worlds means for agriculture and feeding the planet
Here are ten facts about how a change climate affects our ability to grow food and feed ourselves.
Help spread the word about the implications of climate change for global food security: Select a fact, and then the pop-up Twitter icon that appears to tweet it. We’ve bolded a few tweetable tidbits as suggestions for you.
|75% of the world’s poor & food insecure people rely on agriculture & natural resources for their livelihoods|
|FAO estimates that world food production must rise 60% to keep pace with demographic change. #ClimateChange puts this at risk.|
|According to @IPPC, crop yield declines of 10-25% may be widespread by 2050 due to #ClimateChange|
|Rising temperatures are predicted to reduce catches of the world’s main fish species by 40%.|
Read the full article: FAO