Saturday July 11, 2020

What happens when climate change affects food supply?

In the future, the world may have to produce a lot more food with a lot less arable land

2nd June, 2019
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Last week, this column looked at the technological innovations which are being developed to replace fossil fuel use in the global economy. Today, we will look at the second-largest challenge posed by climate change: food supply. In simple terms, global warming could result in a significant decline of the world’s arable land. Consequently, the challenge for innovators will be to drastically increase agricultural efficiency and crop yields.

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