Extreme Weather and Resilience of the Global Food System

Final Project  Report
UK-US Taskforce on Extreme Weather and Global Food System Resilience
http://bit.ly/1N6Mncj

[Bloomberg Businessweek]  The risk of global food production shocks and price spikes is rising due to increasingly intense storms and more frequent flood and drought events associated with warmer temperatures, U.S. and British researchers said Friday.

By 2040, the danger of a 1-in-100-year food production crisis is likely to rise to a 1-in-30-year probability the U.K.-U.S. Taskforce on Extreme Weather and Global Food System Resilience said in a report for the British government. Concentration of production of maize, soybean, rice and wheat in a few major producers may amplify the shocks, showing the need to boost resilience of the world’s food system,

Advertisements

One thought on “Extreme Weather and Resilience of the Global Food System

  1. Pingback: Extreme Weather and Resilience of the Global Food System | RFF Library Blog | WORLD ORGANIC NEWS

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s