Last updated: January 23, 2018

Climate change poised to hurt food supplies: study

If greenhouse gas emissions continue at current rates, this would cut projected increases in food availability by about a third before mid-century, the study foundThe effects of climate change on food production could cause 500,000 extra deaths by 2050 compared to a world without global warming, according to a study released Thursday. If greenhouse gas emissions continue at current rates, this would cut projected increases in food availability by about a third before mid-century, the study found. As of 2015, some 800 million people in the world are undernourished, meaning they cannot meet daily minimum dietary energy requirements, the UN's Food and Agriculture Organization has said.



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