UN: Climate report warns food will become scarce, expensive and less nutritious

UN: Climate report warns food will become scarce, expensive and less nutritious
According to a report from by the United Nation‘s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, food will become scarce, their prices will increase and their quality will drop over the next few years unless carbon emissions can be controlled.

As the climate continues to change, the kinds of crops we can produce will be massively affected and it can limit our current yield.

According to studies, the world has seen a reduction in 35 million calories each year which means more than 50 million people will see their calorie intake decline.

"It's a very tough problem and for many countries that are already not food secure, hunger could become a much much larger issue," said study author Deepak Ray, a senior scientist with the Institute on the Environment's Global Landscapes Initiative with the University of Minnesota.

According to Ray, Europe, Southern Africa, South Asia and Australia are feeling the most negative impact of food production because of the climate crisis so far, and the signs show it will only get worse.