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CLIMATE CHANGE IS REAL.

It's Time To Do Something

The data keeps pouring in and the headlines are alarming. "The world's land and water resources are being exploited at "unprecedented rates," a new United Nations report warns, which combined with climate change is putting pressure on the ability of humanity to feed itself.

Climate change will make those threats even worse, as floods, drought, storms and other types of extreme weather threaten to disrupt, and oshrink, the global food supply. Already, more than 10 percent of the world's population remains undernourished, and authors of the report warned that food shortages could lead to an increase in cross-border migration. Warmer weather and rising CO2 levels adversely affect food supply, safety and quality. Food production isn't just being affected by climate change – it's actively contributing to climate change, too. Agriculture and other land uses comprise more than one-fifth of global CO2 emissions, creating a vicious cycle. So, how bad is the problem, and what can be done?

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