Climate change threatens food security

Australian Broadcasting Corporation: TIM PALMER: The Asia Pacific region faces a dramatic collapse in food production if the planet continues tracking towards dangerous climate change. A new study warns that in the worst case, staple crops could fall by around 20 per cent, with the number of children suffering malnutrition surging. Environment reporter Sarah Clarke. SARAH CLARKE: With climate scientists warning of a long term global warming trend, the forecast across the Asia Pacific region is one of greater variability. The potential......

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