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Climate Change and Agriculture

Climate change has become a topic of great debate and interest in the recent years. As scientific studies and data become more available, agricultural specialists have begun to observe the negative impacts caused by dramatic changes in climate that have directly impacted agricultural systems. Topics such as the eradication of hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition, the sustainable management and utilization of natural resources have come to the forefront of discussion as developing countries begin to feel and experience the negative impacts of these significant changes. Given health and well-being are unalienable rights, climate change and its impacts on food security is an urgent and necessary issue to discuss on a human rights platform.

NGOs working on the issue

  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Sources to Consult

Ideas for helping out with the issue

  1. Think about making a donation to the NRDC (Natural Resource Defense Council) who help safeguard the earth and all forms of life on it.
  2. Consider investing in renewable energy, and encourage others to do so too.
  3. Urge politicians to take action against climate change
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