Eighty million more to starve
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change analysis warns of collapse in food production.
A leaked draft report from the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change paints the starkest picture yet of the accelerating danger caused by human use of coal, oil, and gas. It warns of coming unlivable heat waves, widespread hunger and drought, rising sea levels and extinction.
The forthcoming report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, obtained by AFP, offers a distressing vision of the decades to come.
Policy choices made now, such as promoting plant-based diets, can limit these health consequences, but many are unavoidable in the short term, the report says.
It warns of the cascading impacts that simultaneous crop failures, soaring inflation and the falling nutritional value of basic foods are…
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