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US signs G7 statement recognising climate threat to food security

ministers of agriculture from the g7
Ministers of agriculture from the G7 and EU met in Bergamo, Italy on the weekend (Photo: G7 presidency)

Secretary of agriculture agrees statement on global hunger, but unlike previous G7 statements a reaffirmation of the Paris climate deal was dropped

October 16, 2017 — Donald Trump’s secretary for agriculture signed a communique on Sunday recognising climate change threatens the global food supply. Continue reading US signs G7 statement recognising climate threat to food security

Vulnerable ‘chokepoints’ threaten global food supply, warns report

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A map of global marine traffic on 26 June 2017 at 15.30 GMT. Photograph: Marine Traffic

Fourteen critical bottlenecks, from roads to ports to shipping lanes, are increasingly at risk from climate change, say analysts

June 27, 2017 — Increasingly vulnerable “chokepoints” are threatening the security of the global food supply, according to a new report. It identifies 14 critical locations, including the Suez Continue reading Vulnerable ‘chokepoints’ threaten global food supply, warns report