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More Action Needed To Stem Climate Change Impacts Projected To Increase Child Malnutrition, Food Insecurity, Experts Say

Thomson Reuters Foundation: Manage climate risks or face much more hunger by 2050: U.N
“Climate change threats, from worsening drought and flooding to sea level rise, could increase the risks of hunger and child malnutrition around the world by 20 percent by 2050, food security researchers warned Wednesday. But looking carefully at the very different risks facing each country, region, and type of food producer — from highland rice farmers in Cambodia to cattle herders in South Sudan — could help reduce that threat of growing hunger, they said…” (Goering, 11/15).

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