Climate Impacts Wipe Out Seven Years of Food Production Growth as Big Ag Blocks Climate Action
- Apr 5, 2021 4:45 am GMTApr 7, 2021 4:34 am GMT
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Climate change has caused global food productivity growth to drop more than 20% since the 1960s, despite the billions of dollars Big Ag has funnelled into production technologies. Meanwhile, some of the world’s biggest meat and dairy producers have been spending further billions to undercut climate action.
A study just published in the journal Nature Climate Change has produced the world’s first calculation of how the climate crisis “has historically affected agricultural production on a global scale,” reports Bloomberg Green.