Green Blog: Feeding Ourselves on a Warming Planet

Feb 26, 2013 Full story: FiveThirtyEight

As we have often noted here on the Green blog, one of the biggest uncertainties humanity faces regarding climate change is the potential effect on the world's food supply.

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Overton, TX

#1 Feb 27, 2013
Researchers associated with Tufts University puts the overall risk in perspective. It is billed as a working paper, meaning
"it has not gone through formal scientific review,"

but it strikes me as worth highlighting nevertheless.
I would say the research they cite, though clearly an improvement over the work from the 1990s, is by
"no means definitive";
a major new program designed to improve "predictions" about climate and agriculture is still in its early phases

So at the end of the day more scientific science fiction.

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