Article Date 12/08/2019

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Canadian food supplies at risk if climate change not slowed: Report

Source Canadian Grocer

Canada will not be spared the impact of food shortages and price
shocks if global warming is not kept below 2 degrees Celsius, a new report on land use and climate change suggests.

The report, released Thursday by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, delivers stark warnings about the need for drastic changes to agricultural practices, human consumption habits and forestry management to prevent an escalation in the climate-change-related floods and forest fires that could lead to a global famine.

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