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FOOD SECURITY

Climate change upsets agriculture

Raising agricultural productivity has been essential for global food security and conserving land. Now, research quantifies how climate change has slowed agricultural productivity growth around the world.

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Fig. 1: World population, agricultural production, prices and cropland since 1900.

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Fuglie, K. Climate change upsets agriculture. Nat. Clim. Chang. 11, 294–295 (2021). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41558-021-01017-6

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