The world’s growing population means global demand for food could increase dramatically by 2050. Yet the impacts of climate change threaten our food supplies.
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Columbia’s Center for Climate Systems Research is building a network analysis program that can pinpoint trouble spots in the global food trade system.
A new study co-authored by Maureen Raymo calculates that if we eat half as many burgers and steaks each week, it could have a profound effect on carbon emissions and the environment.
Three oceanographers from Lamont-Doherty discuss how changes in ocean temperatures and chemistry impact marine life and food security.
A study co-authored by Michael Puma found food security risks for the entire globe hiding in the water use practices of major food producing nations.
Michael J. Puma, a Center for Climate and Life Fellow, discusses his new study on groundwater depletion worldwide and the implications for food security.
Securing the nation’s food supply is a major step toward making the U.S. and the world more resilient in the face of increasing uncertainty.
Figuring out how the global food system might respond to disturbances will ensure that everyone has safe, reliable access to the food they need.
One scientist is focusing on food security and climate shocks. The other is exploring the influence of climate change on droughts and wildfires.
The findings of a new study, appearing in Science, show that there is a broad consensus amongst climate models that this region will dry significantly in the 21st century and that the transition to a more arid climate may already be underway.